Allied Warships

HMS MTB 420 (MTB 420)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Higgins 78' class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassHiggins 78' 
PennantMTB 420 
Built byHiggins Industies (New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.)  
Ordered 
Laid down2 Jun 1942 
Launched28 Oct 1942 
CommissionedApr 1943 
End service 
HistoryFormer USS PT 90.
Was to be transferred to the Soviet Union as RPT 6 but convoys to Northern Russia was cancelled so transferred to Great Britain instead.
Returned to the USN on 23 October 1945. 
Former nameUSS PT 90

Commands listed for HMS MTB 420 (MTB 420)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Anthony Constantine Barrington Blomfield, DSC, RN8 Jan 194419 Nov 1944
2T/Lt. Norman Leonard Ilett, RNVRJan 19451 Jan 1945
3T/Lt. Albert Hazen Moore, RNVRJan 1945mid 1945

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