Allied Warships

HMS MGB 617 (MGB 617)

Motor Gun Boat of the Fairmile D class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Gun Boat
ClassFairmile D 
PennantMGB 617 
ModMotor Gun Boat 
Built byWilliam Osborne Ltd. (Littlehampton, England, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned8 Oct 1942 
End service 

Reclassified as Motor Torpedo Boat MTB 617 in 1943
Sold on 7 July 1953


Commands listed for HMS MGB 617 (MGB 617)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Donald Gould Bradford, DSC, RNVR1 Sep 1943Jul 1944
2P W J Simcox, RNVRJul 1944mid 1945

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