motor torpedo boat

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web In 1943, Navy Lieutenant John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat, in the Solomon Islands during World War II. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Apr. 2020 Battleships, cruisers, 122 destroyers, 360 motor torpedo boats and some 6,000 other ships approached unseen. Time, 6 June 2019 In 1943, US Navy Lieutenant (jg) John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat, in the Solomon Islands during World War II. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of motor torpedo boat

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Motor torpedo boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motor%20torpedo%20boat. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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