motor torpedo boat


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Synonyms for motor torpedo boat

a small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boat

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I was on a motor torpedo boat which escorted the landing craft on D--Day, '' he says.
Two British ships and two naval helicopters took part in the operation to board a former World War II motor torpedo boat, recovering a record 3.
He was taken prisoner by the Japanese at the age of 23, the sole survivor after his motor torpedo boat was sunk off Hong Kong and was held for more than 3 years.
He had a collection of motorbikes, a speed boat and a Second World War German motor torpedo boat.
This told LaBrosse that a British Motor Torpedo Boat had left Portsmouth and would soon be standing-by off the beach for the first pick-up of 18 men bound for England.
The E-boat was a thorn in the Navy's side because it outmanoeuvred our Motor Torpedo Boats," he recalled.
Before the landings that marked the beginning of the end of Hitler's reign, he distinguished himself by attacking enemy ships at close range in motor torpedo boats and destroyers.
Granted that some North Vietnamese motor torpedo boats were in the area and used harassing maneuvers, the question is this: Did they actu-' ally fire shells or torpedoes at U.
During the last war I served on motor torpedo boats and was badly wounded three times.
These included a number of fishing trawlers, motor torpedo boats, auxillary patrol boats, guard vessels and also the famous lifeboat "Zeemanshop", which had escaped from Holland carrying 46 Netherlanders, many of them Jewish, to safety.