MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT SQUADRONS

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MTB RON 36
Commissioned: 3,April 1944 - LCDR Francis D. Tappan USNR
Decommissioned: 29,October 1945 - LT Ralph O. Amsden Jr. USNR
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 522-532
Assigned To: Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron saw action in the New Guinea, Borneo and Philippine waters.

MTB RON 37
Commissioned: 5,June 1944 - LCDR Clark W. Faulkner USNR
Decommissioned: 7,December 1945 - LT James J. Cross Jr. USNR
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 533-544
Assigned To: Assigned Pacific Fleet
Postscript: The squadron saw action in the Solomons.

MTB RON 38
Commissioned: 20,December 1944 - LCDR Charles A. Mills Jr. USNR
Decommissioned: 24,October 1945
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 565-576
Assigned To: Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron arrived in the Philippines in mid 1945, but saw no action except for some strafing of shore installations in Borneo in August 1945.

MTB RON 39
Commissioned: 6,March 1945 - LT Russell E. Hamachek USNR
Decommissioned: 24,December 1945 - LT Charles A. Bernier Jr. USNR
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 575-588
Assigned To: Pacific Fleet, Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron arrived in the Philippines in mid 1945, but saw no action.

MTB RON 40
Commissioned: 26,April 1945 - LCDR George E. Cox Jr USNR
Decommissioned: 21,December 1945
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 589-600
Assigned To: Pacific Fleet, Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron arrived in the Philippines in mid 1945, but saw no action.






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