MTB 726


"D" Type Motor Torpedo Boat



MTB 726

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From the collection of John R. Wilson

Courtesy of Jeff Bobbie


Transferred to the RCN: 02 Mar 1944

Removed from service: 22 May 1945

Returned to RN: 22 May 1945

Fate: Unknown


MTB 726 was a "D" Type, 115x21.25x5.25ft,  Displacement: 102 tons, Speed: 29kts, Complement: 4 Officers, 28 Men, Armament: 2-6pdrs, 2-20mm (1xII), 2-18in TT. While she flew the White Ensign, she was not commissioned into the RCN but instead was listed as a tender to HMCS STADACONA (tenders were not commissioned vessels). MTB 726 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was returned to the RN on 22 May 1945.



Photos and Documents          Crew photos          The Ship's Bell



Commanding Officers


Lt Albert Perry Morrow, RCNVR - 01 Feb 1944 - 22 May 1945



     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     


ALLISON, Charles H.


killed - 23 May 1944

EVANS, Donald L.


killed - 23 May 1944

MASON, Charles R.


killed - 23 May 1944



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten




Former Crew Members


Garrilock, Robert Norm, Lt, RCNVR - 24 Feb 1944


Lee, William, AB, RCNVR - 1944



Photos and Documents




Canadian MTB Flotillas Rout Nazi E-Boats


Article on the Canadian MTBs that appeared in a magazine shortly after the action in which Seaman Donald Evans was killed.


2nd Article - OS Donald Evans, RCNVR and Able Seaman William Lee, RCNVR


Courtesy of Don Evans (nephew of OS Donald Evan)


MTB 726 - 1944


From the collection of Murray Varrin


Courtesy of Larry Varrin