PT Boat Torpedo Rack | Mark VIII torpedoes from tubes

PT Boat Torpedo Rack | Mark VIII torpedoes from tubes

WW II Patrol Torpedo Boat.  Two of these also were sent across the Triangle and were used during the Ch'kutar War in Passprtal 2. PT boats were a variety of torpedo-armed fast attack craft used by the US Navy in World War II to attack larger surface ships. "PT" is the US hull classification symbol for "Patrol Torpedo". The PT boat squadrons were nicknamed "the mosquito fleet". The Japanese called them "Devil Boats". They displaced up to 300 tons and the top speed was 25 to 27 kn (29 to 31…

WW II Patrol Torpedo Boat. Two of these also were sent across the Triangle and were used during the Ch'kutar War in Passprtal 2. PT boats were a variety of torpedo-armed fast attack craft used by the US Navy in World War II to attack larger surface ships. "PT" is the US hull classification symbol for "Patrol Torpedo". The PT boat squadrons were nicknamed "the mosquito fleet". The Japanese called them "Devil Boats". They displaced up to 300 tons and the top speed was 25 to 27 kn (29 to 31…

US Navy PT Boats in WW2;;;;;REMEMBER a small, fast craft will always win... Disregard at your own peril.

US Navy PT Boats in WW2;;;;;REMEMBER a small, fast craft will always win... Disregard at your own peril.

PT 109. The boat captained by JFK. John Fitzgerald Kennedy nasceu em Brookline, a 29 de maio de 1917. Ganhou popularidade entre o povo norte-americano quando, na II Guerra Mundial, como comandante do barco PT-109, a embarcação foi atingida por um míssil japonês, no Pacífico sul.John F. Kennedy, 35.º Presidente dos EUA, que nasceu a 29 de maio de 1917.

PT 109. The boat captained by JFK. John Fitzgerald Kennedy nasceu em Brookline, a 29 de maio de 1917. Ganhou popularidade entre o povo norte-americano quando, na II Guerra Mundial, como comandante do barco PT-109, a embarcação foi atingida por um míssil japonês, no Pacífico sul.John F. Kennedy, 35.º Presidente dos EUA, que nasceu a 29 de maio de 1917.

A group of dedicated WWII Vets have and saved and completely restored PT658. BFD

The restoration of PT658. The last functional PT Boat of WWII.

A group of dedicated WWII Vets have and saved and completely restored PT658. BFD

PT BOATS - my grandpa spent a LOT of time in WWII on a PT boat delivering mail to the larger ships in the Pacific Theatre

PT BOATS - my grandpa spent a LOT of time in WWII on a PT boat delivering mail to the larger ships in the Pacific Theatre

Lt. John F. Kennedy's PT-59, photographed in an unspecified location near Vella Lavella and Choiseul, played a key role in the diversionary mission at Choiseul Island in early November 1943. (John F. Kennedy Library)

Lt. John F. Kennedy's PT-59, photographed in an unspecified location near Vella Lavella and Choiseul, played a key role in the diversionary mission at Choiseul Island in early November 1943. (John F. Kennedy Library)

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