Allied Warships

HMS MGB 643 (MGB 643)

Motor Gun Boat of the Fairmile D class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Gun Boat
ClassFairmile D 
PennantMGB 643 
ModMotor Gun Boat 
Built byWoodnutt & Co. Ltd. (St. Helens, Isle of Wight, England, U.K.) 
Ordered18 Nov 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned22 Dec 1942 
Lost30 Jan 1946 

Foundered en route from Malta to Alexandria on 30 January 1946


Commands listed for HMS MGB 643 (MGB 643)

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1T/Lt. Geoffrey Malvern Hobday, RNVR21 Oct 194228 May 1944
2D G E Bird, RNVR28 May 19445 Feb 1945
3D G T Hill, RNVR5 Feb 1945mid 1945

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