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pmtts
15th March 2008, 19:29
Does anyone know what happened to MTB's 1-6 built by Vospers.

Where any kept in Ireland after the late 40's, or were they all scrapped or sold off.

The reason I ask this is not too far from me is the BMPT who restore quite a few Motor Torpedo Boats. There are mentions of other Foreign MTB's on their site but nothing mentions the NS MTB's.

Test Pilot
15th March 2008, 19:44
Does anyone know what happened to MTB's 1-6 built by Vospers.

Where any kept in Ireland after the late 40's, or were they all scrapped or sold off.

The reason I ask this is not too far from me is the BMPT who restore quite a few Motor Torpedo Boats. There are mentions of other Foreign MTB's on their site but nothing mentions the NS MTB's.

There was one in Cork harbour in private hands in the late seventies, but this ended up on the mudflats at Dunkettle, where it lay for years. It finally disappeared when the Jack Lynch tunnel was built. Some one must know the details.

Sorry for the poor pic.

pmtts
15th March 2008, 21:50
TP, Thanks for the info & pic.

Kieran
16th March 2008, 02:58
Wheren't most if not all of them convrted to house boats or somthing?

Goldie fish
16th March 2008, 05:09
That was the intention, however the project was never completed.

hptmurphy
16th March 2008, 21:27
Lt Col Fitzmaurice of the Bremen flight fame bought one or two for that project but it never came to fuition