MTB 622… Sunk!

Did you look for information on MTB 622 as I suggested last time?

MTB 622 was sunk.

In my search, one information led to another to find more information about this drawing made by an unknown sailor who survived the sinking of MTB 622…

Jim L'Esperance 023

March 10 – Motor torpedo boat MTB No.622 (95t, 10/42), sunk by surface craft in attack on convoy off Terschelling, Holland

This led to this…

http://www.epibreren.com/rs/rs_frame.html?mtb.html 

MTB 622

Class: Fairmile D

Commissioned: October 1942

Lengte: 35.05m; breedte: 6.27m; diepgang: 1.45m; tonnage: 105 t.

Motoren: 4 Packard, 12 Cylinder, 1250 nhp supercharged 4M-2500 petrol engines

Snelheid: 31 knopen Bereik: 506 nautische mijlen.

Bemanning: 3 tot 30 man

March 10 1943 – Motor torpedo boat MTB No.622 (95t, 10/42), sunk by surface craft in attack on convoy off Terschelling, Holland (naval-history.net)

 

9.– 16.3.1943. Kanal / Nordsee

Am 9.3. greifen die brit. MTB 624, MTB 622 (geht verloren) und MTB 617 bei Terschelling 3 dt. Minensuchboote der 21. M-Flottille an, Torpedos werden ausmanövriert.

Leading Seaman Stanley Briggs, RN D/SSX 24338, MPK 10 maart 1943, Plymouth Naval Memorial.

Sub-Lieutenant Peter J. Byrne, RNVR, 24 jaar. KIA 10 maart 1943. Begraafplaats Lemvig Cemetery (Denemarken)

Able Seaman William A. Carr, RN P/JX 276007, 42 jaar. DOW 10 maart 1943. Begraafplaats Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery. Afkomstig uit North Shields.

Able Seaman Ernest W. Craythorne, RN P/JX 282845, 21 jaar. MPK 10 maart 1943, Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Ordinary Seaman Edwin F. Daniels, RN C/JX 351170, 16 jaar. MPK 10 maart 1943, Chatham Naval Memorial. Afkomstig uit Redhill, Surrey.

Able Seaman John Hamilton, RN C/JX 196892, leeftijd onbekend. MPK 10 maart 1943, Chatham Naval Memorial.

Ordinary Seaman Albert E. Johnson, RN P/JX 325305, 20 jaar. MPK 10 maart 1943, Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Ordinary Seaman Maurice R. Kiddle, RN P/JX 321982, leeftijd onbekend. MPK 10 maart 1943, Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Stoker 1st Class Robert Martin, RN D/KX 128337, 28 jaar. MPK 10 maart 1943, Plymouth Naval Memorial.

Stoker 2nd Class Harold Oldfield, RN P/KX 135692, 27 jaar. MPK 10 maart 1943, Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Able Seaman George A. Reid, RN D/JX 173906, 24 jaar. MPK 10 maart 1943, Plymouth Naval Memorial.

Leading Motor Mechanic Walter Scott, RN P/MX 98823, 20 jaar. KIA 10 maart 1943. Begraafplaats Norre Harvrig Churchyard (Denemarken)

Able Seaman Alan Shaw, RN P/JX 353101, MPK 10 maart 1943, Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Sub-Lieutenant John N. Snowdon, RNVR, leeftijd onbekend. KIA, 10 maart 1943, Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Stoker 2nd Class William E. Stone, RN C/KX 153999, 19 jaar. DOW 10 maart 1943. Begraafplaats Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery. Afkomstig uit Lower Edmonton, Middlesex.

There were only 10 survivors.

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