Displacement 40 t.
Beam 19' 11"
Draft 4' 6"
Speed 41 kts.
Armament: Two twin .50 cal. Browning M2 machine guns in Dewandre turrets and four 18" torpedoes
Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard V12 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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|246k||Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Hornet (CV 8) in the background
|Jerry Gilmartin, MMC, USN, Ret.|
|261k||Closeup of above photo|
Off Marcus Island (Minamitori-shima)
|144k||Cutter from the sunken Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryu, suspended from the starboard boat davits of USS Ballard (AVD-10), at Midway circa late June 1942. This boat had been picked up on 19 June, along with its occupants, who became prisoners of war. PT-25 and PT-30 are among the 77-foot ELCO-type PT boats visible in the right and left background.
National Archives photo 80-G-79981-21
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