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PT boat

[¦pē′tē ‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
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According to Weidmaier, PT boat crews suffered more casualties than any other surface units and were some of the most highly decorated Sailors in the U.
Kennedy, far right, with his crew, as a PT boat commander in 1943.
As I buzz around in my PT boat, I can't wait to see which way that big ol' aircraft carrier is going to fire next.
You're a 23-year-old PT boat skipper when World War II ends.
However, as the game dictates, you find yourself blown off deck by an explosion and eventually manning another gun aboard a PT boat as it races around the harbor.
He served as officer-in-charge of a PT boat, commanded the Naval Communications Station United Kingdom in Thurso, Scotland, for three years, and the guided missile frigate USS MCINERNEY (FFG-8) for two years, including combat operations during Operation Desert Storm.
A student at Williston Academy, he enlisted in the Navy in 1944, serving the US PT boat squadron in the Philippines as a radar man.
The thematic area of The Pearl Harbor Experience encompasses the outdoor spaces along the Museum's waterfront, including the complex of buildings housing the PT Boat displays; the dock area and the access ramps; portions of the USS Joseph P.
In "McHale's Navy" Ernest Borgnine played the wily captain of a World War II PT boat in the South Pacific.
Navy during World War II, stationed in North Africa and Europe on PT Boat 309.
They are like a big old battleship," explains Shiner, "and we are like a PT boat.
Players from around the world log into the 24/7/365 battle where they can fly fighters and bombers, drive tanks and half-tracks, command carrier task forces, man light and heavy naval guns, or make torpedo runs in a PT boat.