PT boat

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Synonyms for PT boat

a small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boat

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Gordon Rottman's US PATROL TORPEDO BOATS WORLD WAR II (9781846032271, $17.
Mayor Doria led the dedication ceremony which recognizes the site of the renowned Electric Launch Company (Elco)--the manufacturing plant responsible for producing World War II Patrol Torpedo boats, including the "PT 109" craft commanded by future president John E Kennedy during the war.
In 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox suffered light damage from North Vietnamese patrol torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin.