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70' Vosper Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 14 May 1945 by Annapolis Yacht Yard, Inc., Annapolis, MD
  • Launched 23 June 1945
  • Completed 18 July 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 13 September 1946
  • Acquired in 1953 by Chris's, Inc. of Ocean City, NJ for use as a passenger vessel and named Wild Goose
  • Acquired in 1973 by Theodore T. Luskoski of Wildwood, NJ
  • Acquired in 1974 by Champion Fishing Boat, Inc. of North Cape May, NJ and renamed Champion II
  • Acquired in 1978 by Theodore Laskey of Wildwood
  • Out of documentation in 1986
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 39 t.
  • Length 70'
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 4' 9"
  • Speed 40 kts.
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: Two 21" torpedoes, two twin .50 cal. machine guns and one 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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