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YP-110
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PT-8 (1941)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Defense Service Medal (with Patrol clasp) - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

PT-7 Class Aluminum Hulled Motor Torpedo Boat (Prototype) - District Patrol Craft
  • Laid down, 29 December 1939, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Launched, 29 October 1940
  • Placed in service as PT-8, 25 February 1941
  • Reclassified District Patrol Craft YP-110, 14 October 1941.
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for commercial or recreational service, date unknown
  • Current Disposition, for sale on Ebay as of June 2008, located at Franklin, LA.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 51.93 t.
    Length 81'
    Beam 17'
    Draft 3'
    Speed 41 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament
    four 21' torpedo tubes
    one single 40mm gun mount
    Propulsion two 3,600hp Allison gasoline engines, two shafts

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    YP-110 82k PT-8 underway, date and location unknown.
    A U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives
    U.S. National Archives
    YP-110 57k The aluminum hull PT-8, built by the Philadelphia Navy Yard, underway, date and location unknown.
    US National Archives photo # 19-N-25576, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives
    Joe Radigan
    YP-110 64k The aluminum hull PT-8 crusing at about 40 knots on the Delaware River near Philadelphia, PA, 29 June 1941.
    From U.S. Small Combatants: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman
    Robert Hurst
    YP-110 44k The aluminum hull PT-8, built by the Philadelphia Navy Yard, stored on land at Franklin, Louisiana, circa 2010. Via yachtforums.com Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for PT-8 / YP-110 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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