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70' Vosper Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 4 April 1945 by Annapolis Yacht Yard, Inc., Annapolis, MD
  • Launched 7 May 1945
  • Completed 26 May 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in July 1946
  • Sold 16 August 1946
  • Acquired in 1947 by the Lynch Oil Co. of Evansville, IN for use as a yacht and named Mistress
  • Acquired in 1956 by James Haworth Longshore of Brazil, IN
  • Acquired in 1958 by John Whitford, Jr. of Vanceboro, NC
  • Acquired in1960 by the J. C. Lewis Motor Co., Inc. of Savannah, GA
  • Acquired in 1963 by Parks L. Hay, Jr. of Macon, GA
  • Acquired in 1967 by the Sea Lanes Corp. of Key West, FL
  • Out of documentation in 1974
  • 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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