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PT-69 (1941)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - Mike - Uniform
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
  • Built by Huckins Yacht Corp., Jacksonville, FL
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and delivered to the US Navy as Motor Torpedo Boat PT-69, 30 June 1941
  • Reclassified District Patrol Craft YP-106, 24 September 1941
  • Allocated to the Third Naval District during World War II
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, 24 January 1947
  • Registered to Maurice Davis, Flushing, NY, as yacht Atlantis II (ON 252000), 1947
  • Registered to Burton Jaquith, Miami, Fl, 1954
  • Registered to J. Allen Malcolm, Miami, Fl, 1957
  • To British flag, 1961
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 40 tons
    Length 72'
    Beam 16' 6"
    Draft 4' 6"
    Speed 43.81 knots (light) 41.5 knots (heavy)
    Complement 15
    Two twin .50 cal. Browning M2 machine guns
    four 18" torpedoes
    four Packard V12 M2500 gasoline engines
    two propellers, 630shp
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    47k PT-69 as completed, without gun mounts and with mock torpedo tubes fitted. The cutout in the stern was for a depth-charge rack.
    Photo credit to Gene Kirkland, from U.S. Patrol Torpedo Boats in World War II, 1939-1945 by T. Garth Connelly.
    Dave Wright
    236k PT-69 underway at high speed in 1941, location unknown.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 100909
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    99k YP-106 underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec
    118k Two undated views of YP-106 underway, probably in New York harbor during 1942.
    Life Magazine archives, original photographer Bernard Hoffmann. Used for educational and non-commercial purposes.
    John Chiquoine

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-106 / PT-69 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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