MTB 466


"G" Type Motor Torpedo Boat



MTB 466

Source: Flickr photo collection of Don Gorham


Transferred to the RCN: 29 Mar 1944

Fate: Destroyed by fire on 14 Feb1945 


MTB 465 was a "G" Type MTB, Displacement: 44 tons, Length: 71.75 ft, Beam: 20.6 ft, Draught: 5.6 ft, Speed: 39 kts, Complement: 3 officers, 14 men, Armament: 1-6pdr, 2- 20mm (1xII) 4-18in TT. While she flew the White Ensign, she was not commissioned in the RCN but instead was listed as a tender to HMCS Stadacona (tenders were not commissioned vessels).


MTB 466 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was destroyed by fire at Ostend, Belgium, on 14 Feb 1945 with the loss of one of her crew.



Crew photos



Commanding Officers


Lt Sherwood Bernet Marshall, RCNVR - 29 Mar 1944 - 27 Jul 1944

Lt Thomas Keith Scobie, RCNVR - 28 Jul 1944 - 17 Sep 1944

Lt Sherwood Barnet Marshall, RCNVR - 18 Sep 1944 - 07 Jan 1945

Lt Joseph Murray Adam, RCNVR - 08 Jan 1945 - 14 Feb 1945



     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     


HALE, William F.


killed - 14 Feb 1945



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Adam, Joseph M.






A tattered ensign from MTB-466


From the collection of Lt Joseph Adam, RCNVR / RCN(R)


Courtesy of Elaine Adam