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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive
Courtesy of Tommy Trampp
Nan - Xray - Fox - Baker
78' Huckins Motor Torpedo Boat:Laid down 13 March 1942 by the Huckins Yacht Co., Jacksonville, FLLaunched 29 August 1942Completed 29 September 1942 and placed in serviceAssigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron FOURTEEN (MTBRon 14), 17 February 1943 under the command of LT Richard E. Johnson, USNMTBRon 14 was assigned to Panama Sea Frontier. It had no action with the enemyTransferred 17 September 1944 to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron FOUR (MTBRon 4) under the command of Comdr. James B. Denny, USNMTBRon 4 was the training squadron, based at the MTB Squadrons Training Center, Melville, R.I. It was the largest squadron, having a peak of 28 boats in service at one timePlaced out of service 7 January 1946Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 14 October 1946 and soldFate unknown.
Displacement 48 t.
Beam 19' 5"
Speed 41 kts.
Armament: One 40mm mount, four 21" torpedoes and two twin .50 cal. machine guns
Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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