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Thornycroft Coastal Motor Boats

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Here's a few titles I have on my 'to buy' list, may or not ne what you are looking for.


"Dog Boats at War" Leonard Reynolds

"Coastal Forces at War: Royal Navy "Little Ships" in World War 2" David Jefferson

"The Battle of the Narrow Seas: The History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel & North Sea, 1939-1945"  Peter Scott

"Night Action: MTB Flotilla at War"  Peter Dickens 


Jim F

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Here are the titles of two books that have build & service data for the Thornycroft Coastal Motor Boats #'s 26, 27, 67, 68, 213 - 217, & 327 - 331 + Thornycroft MTB's 49 - 56.


Royal Naval Coastal Forces 1939 - 1945, MTB's, MGB's, MA/SB's, ML's & HDML's - A. J. D. North - Almark Publications, ISBN 0 85524 068 7 (hard cover), & ISBN 0 85524 069 6 (soft cover).  This book includes a few photos & line drawings of the Thornycroft boats, as well as the build & service data.


Warships of World War II, Part Seven: Coastal Forces - H. T. Lenton and J. J. Colledge - Ian Allan Ltd., London.



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7 hours ago, leyreynolds said:

Thanks for the details. I've now ordered both.


So have I






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