MTB 102 sighting at Shepperton

This war relic was spotted on the Thames by some savvy readers

Imagine their surprise when the crews ofJeverekandLady Greybrookefrom Walton Bridge Cruiser Club came face to face with this Second World War torpedo at Shepperton Lock. The MTB 102 was the fastest serving wartime British naval vessel, travelling at speeds of up to 48 knots, though thankfully, on this occasion it was travelling at a more modest speed.