WWII torpedo boat to be restored

Discussion in 'History' started by 5dits, Jan 15, 2009.

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  1. linky

    we could use it to boost fleet numbers.
     
  2. Interestingly, one of S-130's foes in April 1944 was MTB 416 based at Dartmouth.

    The stories of both boats and their previous restoration appear on the British Military Powerboat Trust's website here and here respectively.

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    MTB 416 restored as MGB 81 on the Solent in 2003

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    Scnellboot S-130 at the Southampton Boat Show

    It appears that MGB 81 is now up for sale herself for £500k (link).
     

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