Formation of British Power Boat 70ft Motor Gun Boats

Formation of British Power Boat 70ft Motor Gun Boats
The original caption described this picture as a formation of Motor Gun Boats returning to base after an attack on a German convoy. The three boats are a British Power Boat design - the sloped rear to suprestructure, the shame of the bow and the type of rear gun mount identify it as a 70' model. Not many of these were built - only MG6-21, 46 and 50-67.
British Naval Weapons of World War Two – The John Lambert Collection Vol III: Coastal Forces Weapons, ed Norman Friedman. The third and final of three impressive books built around plans and drawings produced by John Lambert, looking at the small boats used by British Coastal Forces and the weapons they carried, accompanied by a useful introduction to the topic by Norman Friedman. A very impressive selection of detailed plans covering just about every element of these boats, from the radar antenna to their depth charges and torpedoes as well as the weapons carried by submarines. (Read Full Review)
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 February 2019), Formation of British Power Boat 70ft Motor Gun Boats, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_british_power_boat_MGB_formation.html

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