|Caption||Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 2 of 6 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
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|Photos on Same Day||26 Jan 1943|
|Photos at Same Place||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||1 Jun 2019|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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16 Jun 2019 08:47:23 PM
Note the two twin Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun mounts and the 20mm Oerlikon on the stern. This boat sunk after striking an unknown object off Newport, Rhode Island, United States, 22 Feb 1944.