HMS MTB 81 (MTB 81)
Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 72 feet-type class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Motor Torpedo Boat|
|Class||Vosper 72 feet-type|
|Built by||Vosper (Portchester, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||20 May 1940|
|Commissioned||14 Jan 1943|
Sold in August 1945
Commands listed for HMS MTB 81 (MTB 81)
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|1||T/Lt. Laurence Vezey Strong, RNVR||4 Jan 1943||23 Apr 1944|
|2||E H G Lassen, RNZNVR||23 Apr 1944||late 1944|
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Notable events involving MTB 81 include:
12 Jul 1943
German U-boat U-561 was sunk in the Strait of Messina in position 38°16'N, 15°39'E by a torpedo from the British motor torpedo boat HMS MTB-81 (T/Lt. L.V. Strong, RNVR).