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T3 motor torpedo boats (1940)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

T3, 4

T3 - 6

Vosper, Portsmouth, UK: T3, 4, 3 - 6

2 - 11.1940: T3(i), 4(i)

6 - 9.1941 // ---: T3 - 6

requisitioned incomplete by UK early 1941: T3 - 6

T3 (British MTB70 1.1941), T4 (British MTB69 1.1941)

None

None



Technical data


Displacement standard, t

32

Displacement full, t37
Length, m

21.9

Breadth, m

4.98

Draught, m1.12 deep load
No of shafts

T3: 2

T4, 3 - 6: 3

Machinery

T3: 2 Isotta-Fraschini petrol engines

T4, 3-6: 3 Isotta-Fraschini petrol engines

Power, h. p.

T4, 3 - 6: 3450

T2: 2300

Max speed, kts

T4, 3 - 6: 42 (absolute) 40 (sustained)

T3: 25

Fuel, t

petrol 5500 - 8660 l

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 2 - 12.7/62, 2 - 533 TT, 8 DC or 4 mines

Complement10


Standard scale images


<i>T3 </i>1940
T3 1940


Project history

Vosper 70ft class MTBs, ordered in 1939, completed early 1941, but after arrival to Crete requisitioned by Great Britain and commissioned by Royal Navy as MTB69 and MTB70.    In 1940 Greece ordered to Vosper 4 more MTBs of 72ft class (T3-6), but they were requisitioned even incompplete and commissioned by RN as MTB218-221.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.