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.

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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…

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Navy Demonstrates New PT Boats. “PT Boat” Aluminum hulled, of Motor Torpedo Squadron I, running at high speed in Chesapeake Bay. The hulls were half-welded and half-riveted. Photograph released April 27, 1951.

Navy Demonstrates New PT Boats. “PT Boat” Aluminum hulled, of Motor Torpedo Squadron I, running at high speed in Chesapeake Bay. The hulls were half-welded and half-riveted. Photograph released April 27, 1951.

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

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

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jfk pt photo | John F. Kennedy's PT 109 Boat Being Shipped (1942 Photo's)-pt-boat-jfk ...

jfk pt photo | John F. Kennedy's PT 109 Boat Being Shipped (1942 Photo's)-pt-boat-jfk ...

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The Deltic diesel powerplants were being used in Nasty class PT boats well into the Vietnam War.

The Deltic diesel powerplants were being used in Nasty class PT boats well into the Vietnam War.

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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

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PT Boat Torpedo Rack | Mark VIII torpedoes from tubes
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