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Sherman, meanwhile, recounted John F. Kennedy’s heroism during World War II as commander of the torpedo boat PT-109.
What isn’t disputed is that the ensuing battle saw the lightly armed Pueblo engage enemy torpedo boats and fighter aircraft.
Just two days later, North Korean torpedo boats and submarine chasers successfully surrounded and captured the USS Pueblo, a Navy intelligence ship patrolling international waters that had few weapons with which to defend itself.
During the war, Kennedy commanded a patrol torpedo boat in the South Pacific.
This particular ship was a UB-II torpedo boat, produced between 1915 and 1916, roughly 88 feet long and 20 feet wide.
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