THE HUCKINS 78' PT BOAT

None of the Huckins Boats were used in combat, instead PT's 95 - 97 were assigned to the training squadron, PT's 98 -104 served in the Panama Canal Zone and PT's 255 - 264 were stationed in Hawaii.

PT-95, a Huckins 78' boat, stationed with the Motor Torpedo Boat Training Center, Squadron 4, Huckins boats also carried out patrol duties in the Hawaiian Islands, Panama Canal Zone and reportedly saw no combat action - 78'

The HUCKINS 78' Foot PT Boat
Number Built: 18
PT Boat Numbers: PT's 95 - 102, 255-264
Service:  39 used by U.S. Navy, 10 sent to Britain in 1942
Basic
Specifications:
Length 78'-0"
Beam 19'-5"
Draft 5'-0"
Weight 42 Tons
Speed - Knots
Engines 3 - 1350 h.p.
Basic Crew: 2 Officers, 9 Enlisted Men


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