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YP-107
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PT-70 (1941)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - Papa - November
NEPN
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Motor Torpedo Boat - District Patrol Craft
  • Laid down, date unknown, as PT-70 at Higgins Industries, Inc., New Orleans, LA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and delivered to the US Navy, 30 June 1941
  • Reclassified a District Patrol Craft and placed in service as YP-107, 24 September 1941
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 40 t.
    Length 72'
    Beam 19' 11"
    Draft 4' 6"
    Speed
    light - 43.81 kts
    heavy - 41.5 kts
    Complement 15
    Armament
    two twin .50 cal. Browning M2 machine guns
    four 18" torpedoes
    Propulsion
    Four 1,200shp Packard V12 M2500 gasoline engines
    two propellers

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    YP-107 122k Overhead view of PT-70 at speed, probably during builders trials. Note the Higgins company flag flying from the mast, circa 1941, somewhere off the Gulf Coast. Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.
    YP-107 48k PT-70 underway at speed, circa 1941, location unknown. Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.
    YP-107 62k Close up view of PT-70 while at speed, circa 1941, location unknown. Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.

    There is no DANFS history record available for PT-70 / YP-107 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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