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A US Navy PT Boat underway immediately off Midway Atoll, circa 1942PT boats conducting training operations in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, United States, circa 1941-1945
A US Navy PT Boat underway immediately off Midway Atoll, circa 1942PT boats conducting training operations in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, United States, circa 1941-1945
Hornet at Pearl Harbor, escorted by PT-28 and PT-29, 30 Apr 1942Broadside view of the Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-117 during trials off New York harbor, New York, United States, 1942.
Hornet at Pearl Harbor, escorted by PT-28 and PT-29, 30 Apr 1942Broadside view of the Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-117 during trials off New York harbor, New York, United States, 1942.
Combat training exercises aboard PT-107, an 80-foor Elco torpedo boat, circa 1942. Note twin Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns and sailor astride Mk 6 depth charge.Lieutenant Commander John Bulkeley, United States Navy, at the helm of motor torpedo boat PT-64, a 77-foot Elco boat, Melville, Rhode Island, United States, circa 1942.
Combat training exercises aboard PT-107, an 80-foor Elco torpedo boat, circa 1942. Note twin Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns and sailor astride Mk 6 depth charge.Lieutenant Commander John Bulkeley, United States Navy, at the helm of motor torpedo boat PT-64, a 77-foot Elco boat, Melville, Rhode Island, United States, circa 1942.
PT-170, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 10 (MTBRon 10), painted in “zebra” pattern designed to thwart enemy optical range finding, 1942. Photo 1 of 2PT-170, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 10 (MTBRon 10), painted in “zebra” pattern designed to thwart enemy optical range finding, 1942. Photo 2 of 2
PT-170, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 10 (MTBRon 10), painted in “zebra” pattern designed to thwart enemy optical range finding, 1942. Photo 1 of 2PT-170, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 10 (MTBRon 10), painted in “zebra” pattern designed to thwart enemy optical range finding, 1942. Photo 2 of 2
PT-95, a Huckins 78-foot motor torpedo boat, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 1942. Note how lightly armed this boat is compared to later boats in the forward areas.PT-105 and two other torpedo boats of US Navy Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Five running at high speed during exercises off the US east coast, 12 Jul 1942
PT-95, a Huckins 78-foot motor torpedo boat, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 1942. Note how lightly armed this boat is compared to later boats in the forward areas.PT-105 and two other torpedo boats of US Navy Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Five running at high speed during exercises off the US east coast, 12 Jul 1942
PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 1 of 2PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2
PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 1 of 2PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.A Mark XIII aerial torpedo being launched from a PT Boat by simply dropping it over the side during tests in the Rendova area of the Solomon Islands, 1943.
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.A Mark XIII aerial torpedo being launched from a PT Boat by simply dropping it over the side during tests in the Rendova area of the Solomon Islands, 1943.
A PT boat patrolled off New Guinea, 1943Lieutenant John F. Kennedy (far right) and other crew members of PT-109, 1943
A PT boat patrolled off New Guinea, 1943Lieutenant John F. Kennedy (far right) and other crew members of PT-109, 1943
PT-114 and other PT Boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 6 (MTBRon 6) on patrol in the Solomon Islands or the New Guinea area, 1942-43. Note twin Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns in foreground.PT-208, a Higgins 78-foot motor torpedo boat in zebra paint, receiving three new Packard W-14 M2500 replacement engines at Bizerte, Tunisia, 1943. Note the raised rocket launcher rails on the bow.
PT-114 and other PT Boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 6 (MTBRon 6) on patrol in the Solomon Islands or the New Guinea area, 1942-43. Note twin Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns in foreground.PT-208, a Higgins 78-foot motor torpedo boat in zebra paint, receiving three new Packard W-14 M2500 replacement engines at Bizerte, Tunisia, 1943. Note the raised rocket launcher rails on the bow.
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 1 of 6Higgins 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
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 1 of 6Higgins 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

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