Pt Boats

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Japanese Submarine I-17 - Service - Torpedoing The Stanvac Manila
... The tanker had six PT boats on board as cargo ... At 1205 the Manila sank, taking the two PT boats PT-165 and PT-173 with her ... At about 1300 the destroyer USS Preble arrived and towed three of the surviving PT boats, PT-167, PT-171 and PT-174 to Noumea ...
Hubert Scott-Paine - PT Boats
... agreement was reached with the American Electric Launch Company (Elco) to purchase a British Power Boat 70-footer (later named PT9), as a template for American production under licence ... at the White House to authorize the creation of a new naval arm, the PT Boat Squadrons ... The Canadian Power Boat Company was set up by Scott-Paine in 1940 ...
USS Willoughby (AGP-9) - The Philippines Campaign - The Leyte Campaign Begins
... Willoughby was part of the burgeoning force of PT boats and their tenders that had grown as the World War II in the Southwest Pacific had progressed ... So significant had been the role of PT boats in the island-hopping campaigns that they were slated to take part in supporting the initial landings in the ... Moving the motor torpedo boats from New Guinea to the Philippines, however, presented a problem ...
Swarming (military) - The Evolution of Modern Swarming - Battle of Surigao Strait: Decisive Swarming Victory
... While the 39 PT boats do not appear to have done significant damage to Nishimura's force, they distracted it and broke up its formation ... RADM Jesse Oldendorf arranged the PT boats as the first swarm, followed by destroyer squadrons prepared for torpedo attack ... In the early hours of 25 October 1944, 39 PT boats attacked in swarms ...
USS Willoughby (AGP-9) - Post-World War II Navy Career
1945 to 8 September 1945, Willoughby tended PT boats off Muara Island before she embarked 38 officers and 318 enlisted men of the Australian 9th Division and ... En route, she rendezvoused with six PT boats, which she accompanied for the rest of the passage. 1945, 180 troops disembarked from Willoughby and went on board five of the PT boats ...

Famous quotes containing the word boats:

    You men have proved that PT boats have some value in this war. Washington wants you back in the States to build them up. Those are my orders.
    Frank W. Wead (1895?–1947)