Allied Warships

HMS MGB 637 (MGB 637)

Motor Gun Boat of the Fairmile D class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Gun Boat
ClassFairmile D 
PennantMGB 637 
ModMotor Gun Boat 
Built byAlex Robertson & Sons Ltd. (Sandbank, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1941 
Laid down 
CommissionedJan 1943 
Lost30 Jan 1946 

Reclassified as Motor Torpedo Boat MTB 637 in 1943
Foundered en route from Malta to Alexandria on 30 January 1946


Commands listed for HMS MGB 637 (MGB 637)

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1E F Smyth, RNVR28 Dec 194223 Jul 1943
2T/Lt. Basil Guy Pritchard de Mattos, RNVR23 Jul 19438 Aug 1943
3T/Lt. Ronald Perks, DSC, RNVR8 Aug 194326 Sep 1943
4R C Davidson, RNVR26 Sep 1943mid 1945

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