Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 1 of 6

Caption   Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 1 of 6 ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jun 2019

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
16 Jun 2019 08:46:27 PM

Note the two twin Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun mounts. Note also that the handwritten photo label misstates the date as 1942. This boat sunk after striking an unknown object off Newport, Rhode Island, United States, 22 Feb 1944.

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