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History

MTB 203 Hnms (Arend) was a Motor Torpedo Boat of the Royal Dutch Navy. Patrolled in the Channel area. She was mined and sunk off Boulogne, France on 18 May 1944.

1 person died

Description

Type: MTB 202 class
Built: Vosper, Portsmouth, 1942
Motor: 3 x 12 cyl Packard Petrol engines, 3 shafts, 3 screws
Armament: 2 .5" AA (1x2) 2 .303" AA (2x1) 2 21" torpedo tubes

People on board13
Power3360 hp
Length68.9 feet (21 m)
Width19.7 feet (6 m)
Draft5.2 feet (1.6 m)

References

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