Allied Warships

HMS MTB 734 (MTB 734)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Fairmile D class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassFairmile D 
PennantMTB 734 
ModMotor Torpedo Boat 
Built byThomson & Balfour (Boness, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered30 Aug 1942 
Laid down 
Commissioned30 May 1944 
Lost26 Jun 1944 

Sunk in error by gunfire from Allied surface vessels on 26 June 1944 off Normandy, France after being bombed in error by Allied aircraft


Commands listed for HMS MTB 734 (MTB 734)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harold William Paton, RNVR18 May 194426 Jun 1944

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