MTB 736


"D" Type Motor Torpedo Boat



MTB 736

From the collection of John R. Wilson

Courtesy of Jeff Bobbie

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Transferred to the RCN:: Apr 1944

Removed from service: 18 May 1945

Returned to RN: 18 May 1945

Fate: Unknown


MTB 736 was a "D" Type MTB, Displacement: 102 tons, Length: 115 ft, Beam: 21.25 ft, Draught: 5.25 ft, Speed: 29 kts, Complement: 4 officers, 28 men, Armament: 2-6pdrs, 2- 20mm(1xII), 2-18in 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 736 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was returned to the RN on 18 May 1945.



Photos and Documents          Crew photos



Commanding Officers


Lt Samuel Owen Greening, RCNVR - 31 Mar 1944 - 17 May 1944

Lt George Magnus Moors, RCNVR - 17 May 1944 - 03 Oct 1944

Lt J.R. Culley, RCNVR - 03 Oct 1944 - unk

Lt George Magnus Moors, RCNVR - unk - 18 May 1945



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Goodburn, Lisle M.







Former Crew Members


Baine, Radar

Black, Motor Mechanic

Brown, Stoker

Brown, Telegraphist

Byers, 1st LT

Crozier, LS

Debruie, AB

Delin, OS

Dorset, AB

Dudley, LS

Gibbings, AB

Goodburn, Motor Mechanic

Greene, AA3

Hooper, H., AA3

Kelly, Telegraphist

McGregor, Lt, NavO

Monaghan, AA3

Moors, LT, C.O.

Mulligan, AA2

Olynick, Signalman

Parsons, AB

Phibbs, L/MM

Prest, Radar

Robinson, AAA3

Rossiter, PO/MM


Sale, John Robert, A/Lt, RCNVR - 10 Apr 1944

Smith, C/MM


Smith, Stewart, AA3 -

Turpin, Cox'n


Venoit, STOKER

Walters, STOKER



Photos and Documents



MTB 736 Christmas card from Lisle Maher Goodburn to his sister in 1944

Courtesy of Warren Wall