Admiralty fleet order 1443/36 laid down the purpose for which these boats were intended
- As the principal power boat in ‘Penelope’ and ‘Aurora’
- As barges where a larger boat cannot be carried
- To supplement the 45ft motor picket boats in certain capital ships
The 30ft Fast Motor Boat of HMS Diadem.
The 30ft Fast Motor Boat of HMS Diadem; HMS Duke of York in the background.