The Navy maxim, "Keep It Clean", is not just for appearance's sake, but more important, for safety's sake. Strong springs should be kept in your feed pawls. The "time fuse" (black or dark core) burns at the rate of 30-40 sec. They are written by men recently returned. Take your shoes and socks off at least every 24 hours. A PT galley is much more than that. You may be able to sneak up on a Jap barge but don't try it with one of Uncle Sammie's Dreadnaughts. Transmissions over VHF have gone 400 to 500 miles beyond the horizon. The deck of the cockpit should be kept clean. It can and has turned out American, Italian, French, Chinese, and even Japanese cuisine. This enabled Trinity’s designers to fit a unique ‘crew upper loft’ deck beneath the wheelhouse and above the lower deck. Keep clean by washing with fresh sanitary water and soap. The gunner and loader who drill in the daylight with their eyes closed are doing a wise thing. 12. 1. Forward of these compartments are the crew's quarters, which also served as the crew's mess, with bunks, lockers, and table. Put your name on the canteen issued to you. It’s decorated like nothing else on the rest of the boat, so it’s purely their space.’. Correspondence courses are open to you in almost any subject that interests you. Holes in the stacks will pour water into this compartment. Don't be careless. Engineers should use the small portable Romec electric pump for draining bilges, transferring oil from barrel to tanks, cleaning out gas tanks, and flushing down generally when in port. The latter contains a wealth of information and is well illustrated. 3. Pangaea’s crew also has private access to the exterior decks for outdoor recreation time. It is very much like a 50-cal. Oiled or greased cartridges should not be fired. Once a Jap bullet punctured a refrigerator unit and drained it of all its freon. Loaded magazines are easily sprung from the jarring movement of the boat. They often make it into an ideal clubhouse except that smoking is absolutely prohibited in the day room. Note how reverberations shake the gunner’s body. In this context it is not surprising that there are cartoons and text with depictions of Imperial Japanese forces that are offensive in today's context. The paramount rule is: Know Your BOAT. Perhaps the major cause of accidents can be traced to failure to take out the clip. Be prepared. With this knowledge should come the confidence that you with your boat can outgun, outmaneuver, outrun, outfight, any comparable enemy and often a much larger enemy. Your manifold gauge measures the amount of work being done by the engine. Keep your vessel well painted. Now don't get scared. 17. Every rule and precaution set up by the Navy usually has been originated because of some tragedy in the past. You may be carrying an aquarium around and not know it except that your boat will be slow and loggy. The officer in charge should give the general course (South or NE, or W, etc. Ammunition must be clean and well covered. T.P.-9, Know Your PT Boat It will be your friend only if you know your boat. 9. It is a necessity in tying down the boat awning while at anchor. shells. Crew's Quarters.-This will be your home. Get your instructions. The danger zone to the rear may be as great as 200 feet rearward and 150° either side of the line of aim. It is desirable that the rack be exercised and inspected by competent personnel weekly. 13. Bouwhuis reported that the sleeping arrangements are big enough to meet the MLC 2006’s requirements – and this on a 42m boat. Without a "Jennie" you can't cook or use the refrigerator. Think of yourself and your shipmates. He needs help at meal time. Be sure that all fire extinguishers, especially the hand ones, are full to capacity. It’s really kind of a neat spot where everyone relaxes. Another check for leaks besides sniffing and looking, is this: Feel the fuel pump drain tube. Keep oil at the proper level in the recuperating cylinder-use only U. S. Army Spec. 2. According to Attessa IV’s captain, Ted McCumber, her crew spaces were enlarged substantially during the rebuild. A dirty engine or engine room is usually the sign of a lax engineer, and soon results in failure of the equipment. 4. "Be Prepared" is not just a Boy Scout motto, it is the watchword of every fighting ship. 2 pairs of shoes. _Attessa IV’_s crew area also features an officer’s mess and a separate lounge for non-English speaking crew. Also your most important chartroom equipment needs the steady and reliable source of current it puts out. Four such pumps are issued to each squadron. You may never need it, but when you do-brother, you need it badly. The best method is to dump garbage overboard at sea, taking care that cans are punctured. That leaves the entire lower deck – about 39m in length – dedicated to crew use and storage. Not small punctures but gaping holes are the marks left on the enemy by this powerful shell. It is a dry, clean spot and accommodates much ammunition. It is preferable to use your ram rod first with both guns. Strip your guns regularly, exercise the springs, and make other routine checks. Rotate starting index spindle one turn counterclockwise. If you cannot get the projectile out in a few seconds, secure the gun for about 5 minutes. Punch holes in them. Too many men have been killed and injured because of this hazard. Pitch = inches traveled per revolution (with no slip) and relates to the blades angle to the hub. The belt in the magazine should not be drum tight but neither should it be visibly slack. T.P.-1, Pointers on Boiler Operation Fountain pens are difficult to get these days. Take your medicine and be glad that it is available. Date circa 24 October 1944 5. 6 towels. Know where the linkage is and how to rig the auxiliary tiller. A long-handled, stiff-bristled brush will do the job. A small undetected leak will fill your bilges in a short time and wreck vital equipment installed there. A rocket round when assembled is self-propulsive, and if accidentally ignited will attain its full velocity and the fuse will arm in less than one second. Giving the crew their own dedicated deck (or decks) may be common on superyachts in the 100m range, but it’s practically unheard of on smaller vessels. 12. His research shows that Elco 80' boats were equipped with 28" diameter propellers until PT 613 (direct drive boats) which used 29" diameter propellers. For an object lesson, go into a sick bay in the Area and see the poor blokes that failed to observe the rules. ‘We run with a lot of Filipino crew, so we gave them their own space so they could speak their own language and be comfortable,’ Captain McCumber says. Be sure the packing is tight and that you do not pump while the faucet is closed. "A taut ship is a happy ship," but there is no ship that will become "untaut" quicker than a PT if you neglect her. Cheap canvas luggage (will not rot or mildew as rapidly as leather and is lighter). The loader must get a rhythm in his task and eliminate groping at night. Rather touch it with a lighted cigarette or a drop of iodine or alcohol. You have the best equipment available. Lighter with flints and wicks. This will form a little lip or gutter and will take all your wash water over the stern. While operating out of the PT shakedown base in Miami, the Captain of PT 603 was almost "had" by horny crew members. Band aids are always helpful. Its flexibility, ease of firing, destructive power, and flat trajectory make it a grand gun against targets at moderate range. Keep them within the limits recommended by the manufacturer. T.P.-15, Pointers on Fire Fighting Keep only gas protective equipment in your carrier. When in use, be sure they are not in contact with sharp projections on the deck and protect them from chafing and puncture. Make yours the best. To combat moisture from spray, watertight overhead and bulkheads cannot be allowed to wear or leak. If this tube is cool while the engine is running it is probable that your fuel pump seal is leaking. Take, for example, Trinity’s 60.3m Areti. To reach land all you need is a fairly accurate knowledge of your position, a compass and a chart or map. Cockpit.-This "flying bridge" is the center of the boat. They function at medium high speed when the valve is opened. "Know Your PT Boat," July 1945, was created very near the end of WW II to use as an introduction to PT Boats for crews' in training. 4. Carry at least two megaphones. When you hit something with a 20-mm., you really do some damage. “[Big Fish’s crew] already has gone over 40,000 miles in the past 15 months. Above all, remember to have your generator running and galley switch "on", when the stove is operated. Like every man-o'-war, a PT is made for only one purpose: To Meet the Enemy and Destroy Him No one can go after the kit if it is in the middle of a burning boat. ‘He doesn’t want to see new faces all the time.’. In preparing a "fully ready" torpedo for firing, the following steps must be taken: If the launching gear fails, but the torpedo starts we have what is known as a "hot run on deck." Don't rub off the blue tint. Sneakers and moccasins. Gear should not be piled or stowed on top of them. Then you will know in times of action how to put tension on a magazine and how to blind load. Her hull is currently for sale to a buyer who wishes to complete her superstructure. Prima Cord usually requires a cap to ignite it. Oil buffers on both guns should be closely teamed for synchronized firing. III or IV is as fine a mask as there is. [The owner] expects to continue at the same pace on the new boat, and they need proper spaces to live their lives offshore.’. ‘We can seat about 16 on huge couches and beanbags. When the projectile and rocket motor are separated, the rocket motor is non-propulsive and is only considered a fire hazard. Zero hour nears as darkness descends on New Guinea. Get acquainted with them Highly skilled technical engineers are continually working to improve the design and performance of your engines so don't try to redesign them yourself-such as changing engine timing. 9. These checks cannot be made from the engine-room hatch. Keep it in good shape. It cuts off the chart-house lights whenever the cockpit hatch is opened, provided that the proper chartroom switch has been thrown. There is a whole new world of fantastic beauty open to you a few feet below the water's surface. Above all, understand the difference between the "time fuse" and "instantaneous fuse". 1. T.P.-2, Pointers On Turbine Operation 4. It should be stowed below when not on patrol. These projectiles are very sensitive. Keep your manifold gauges running equally. PT men need not be urged to fight-it's their routine. T.P.-8, Pointers on Damage Control Rubber plugs are also very helpful for jagged holes in the stacks, exhaust manifolds, and other lines carrying water, oil, and gasoline. Three loose lag screws, a heavy strain, and bingo-you've lost a cleat. _E&E’_s six en suite crew cabins are configured with bunks, but Bouwhuis says, ‘In daily operation, they will have only one person per cabin.’. Wear white socks and air your feet often. 3. A PT is different from any other man-of-war in that every man aboard must know his boat from stern to stem. The U-shaped connection should be facing up and the safety catch must be on the outboard side. Lacking replacement, use plexiglass cut from chart house ports. Don't stuff clothes or rags in the vents. Preparations for those already having the infection are available at sick bay. Torpedo Director: Can be used as a pelorus for taking relative bearings as well as for its primary use. If she's slimy to the touch she needs a scrubbing. She was delivered to the Navy on 10 July 1942, and fitted out in the New York Naval Shipyardin Brooklyn. T.P.-5, Hang On To Your Line Put one in your life jacket. Dust, dirt, fibers, and even hair may cause your gun to jam. You'll learn to count on "cookie. If wrench tight, the hand lever may jam. It is a place for work and play. Swimming is great exercise and there are zones prescribed for it. It is much more fun this way and the pleasure is lasting. 8. They must be kept in a ready-to-go condition and placed on the fuel dock completely set up. PTs operating reasonably close to enemy territory or units can give away their position and valuable information by useless chatter over a VHF circuit. It is the only war to clear a jam, and to get the gun set to fire again. Be sure the valve is shut after the bowl is flushed or else you will start to ship water. Northern Star yacht can accommodate up to 13 crew. 3. Any added precautions that you learn from your own experience should also be observed and passed along. Two light coats are better than one heavy coat, and that goes double for the bottom paint, too. You will learn to depend on it. Ear fungus is perhaps the most prevalent malady contracted from swimming. 6. Stow it carefully, well lubricated and in a watertight box. It is rare to have fresh meat and when issued it comes in 100-pound quantities. Engines, like men, need air. Games. The guns must fire when you want them. Get one for your boat. The magazine is quite heavy. seldom jams of itself. I noticed on the very cool graphic of PT 658 by Eric Baker it shows a hatch for the aft crew quarters. (Personal Safety) The tools are more accessible and the bulkheads below decks will be much cleaner. Give power-of-attorney to trustworthy person. On this new launch, the owner’s suite is on the upper deck, where the wheelhouse would be on most yachts of this size. Keep the rounds disassembled whenever possible. Galileo G’s crew quarters are designed with long-term cruising in mind, Showboat International December 2011/January 2012, Grand designs: The Most Extreme Superyacht Concepts in the World, Pigments of the Imagination: The Most Colourful Superyacht Exteriors, On-Water Workouts: Standout Superyacht Gyms. This will stop the torpedo immediately. This requires a tool #13-14 or #227 in the hand, a quick wit, and an exact knowledge of what to do: 1. When it is necessary to lift the cover piece, do not stick your fingers or face into the breech. 8. Kill your ignorance at every opportunity. It happened in Tulagi and two men blew up with it. Get the feel of the lead line at night and be able to yell out the soundings loud and clear. Shooting down enemy planes has been one of the most satisfying tasks. 16. Emphasis is placed on items which will add to your safety, cleanliness, comfort, and well-being. It is wise to always have your publications in a weighted canvas bag or sack and throw them off. Cracks in paint around structural members will show movement. tracer. Once an extinguisher's seal is broken it should not be trusted for future use. He wants to be sure that the crew is happy; that way he keeps his crew,’ Bremen says. Wherever He Can Be Found. 04 View Aft To Engine Room. 12 handkerchiefs. Remove the ogre and replace with new wood and plenty of wood preservative. Ignorance is no excuse. The boats present at front are PT 281, PT 277, and PT 288. ww2dbase Patrol torpedo boats, popularly known as "PT boats", were small, light, and fast motor torpedo boats used by the United States Navy. (Don't ruin your good watch.) Who knows when a Jap sub will pop up? You may have a slow number and not know by just looking at her. ‘We had the unique opportunity to ask the existing crew on Big Fish, “How would like you like your crew quarters to be different on the next boat?”’ says naval architect Gregory C. Marshall, who designed both yachts. Practice all operations, especially cocking and loading, in the dark or with your eyes closed. Patrol-torpedo boats designed by Higgins Industries were not equipped with portholes. 1/72 scale Navy Radar and Landing light set $ 47.99 by HOMEPORT MODEL SHIPS - 3D Model Parts. Make the most of it. "-JOHN PAUL JONES. A large crew mess and laundry room round out E&E’s crew area. 9, "Give me a fast ship, for I intend to go into harm's way. Thick vegetation, seaweed, lines and submerged trees may tangle one man up. He may leave his "stinger" in you. box. Incidents mentioned above are not so common as the infections that can be acquired from swimming in tropical waters. ‘They are designed to provide ample living space for circumnavigation, [which] leads to extended stays on board by the owner and his guests, so the crew is basically available 24 hours a day. In addition to a huge galley, there is a large crew lounge to port – a major change in design from Big Fish, which has its lounge on the lower deck. 4. Hence the necessity for a good freeze or reefer. Aerosol bombs are used to fumigate the galley effectively. Then if separated each can strike in the proper direction. Shoestrings. As in every drill you must know your station and the equipment to take with you. Nature does not grow new noses or new eyes or new fingers. Wearing of life jacket is a natural precaution. The notes following cover most of the armament carried on the boats and an account is given of the experience had with this gear. Also everybody has clothes to wash. 6 shirts. Here it is. Don't clutter up the beaches near your anchorage with tin cans. Observe inspection periods and procedures. Leaky rudder post packing can let in quantities of water. Different browsers and fonts will cause Contributor: C. Peter Chen This article refers to the entire PT-class; it is not about an individual vessel. 4. Do not use it to wash out cuts or sores. Remember that a PT is exposed to moisture from both the sea and the atmosphere. Instead, pull back on the handle again and try to clear the jam that way. The loader should continuously tell the gunner how many rounds he has left so that the gunner can keep his eyes glued to the target. Though a comparatively new weapon in naval warfare, PTs have operated in every theatre of war and have proven themselves an important part of the fleet. Allot most of your money so you will not get caught or tempted by the card sharks and dice shooters. This operational casualty is explained quite fully in the "Packard Maintenance Manual, Bulletin," #17, 1-19-43. There is generally another boat in your vicinity to give assistance. It will then probably drop or squirm off. Jungle sores or ulcers are as dirty and uncomfortable as they sound. Jamming by the enemy is certainly to be expected, so be prepared for it. Another distinction is that the time fuse is ignited more easily with a match than the Prima Cord. The wheelhouse was moved to the main deck, but raised a few feet above deck level for a better view of the waters ahead. Likewise, observe all the health requirements put out by your squadron doctor. The importance of these glasses cannot be overestimated. ... At Close Quarters PT Boats in the United States Navy pages 181, 187, 202-203, 241-242, 244, 469 Navy Source PT-128 (photo) Small pocket compass (with magnifying glass if possible). Guard against the loss of your garbage can. Make a receptacle or canvas cover for the bridge phones and mikes for they are most likely to become wet. 5. Don't lean or rest your foot on the shifting lever. According to the book "At Close Quarters: PT Boats in the United States Navy" [21] 99 of the 531 PT boats that served during World War II, were lost to various causes. The first enemy you will encounter, is ignorance-your ignorance about PTs. 5. ‘What’s special about Northern Star is her owner. Plenty will depend on your spunk and nerve. Swim only in water approved by the sanitation officer or medical officer. ‘We literally had people throw résumé’s on the boat at the Fort Lauderdale show,’ says Billy Smith of Trinity Yachts. There is usually one self-bailer on every watertight bulkhead. Learn all the charthouse jobs of the other rates. Take a musical instrument if it can stand the gaff. Don't keep rockets aboard your boat while the boat is tied up at the dock for repairs. Dry them well-especially between the toes. Unnecessary PT transmissions must not clutter up communications of a vital operating aircraft squadron. CO2 Release: For the Lux fire-extinguishing system. When you have your own boat your GQ Station will be well known to you, so there is no need to rehearse the various positions. We aren't blaming him for being scared but we are blaming him for not knowing his boat. Note, too, any splits you may see in any part of the boat's structure and call them to the attention of your boat officer. Charging the gun is dangerous for normally the projectile will pull free from the casing. Compass Cover: Made of canvas, the cover serves to protect the compass face and mechanism from the elements during off-patrol periods. It's wise to make a complete circuit inspection of the boat, just prior to getting underway, checking for fenders, buckets, hoses, clothes, and lines that will foul the screws. ‘This is a crew lounge you would only see on a yacht of 50m – if you were lucky.’. Learn something. I do not believe I have ever seen a picture showing this area. 15. Under normal wind and sea conditions and on a hard mud or sand bottom, a scope of seven times the depth of the water will be adequate. Note, however, that taking up on fastenings must be done all at once-in one session-and when waterborne. Remarkably vivid descriptions of how, where, and when to enjoy such feasts are given in confidential publications available to you. ** Cartoon Removed From Web Version By Editor. Always try to set up a tournament or competition. 10. Don't forget to pick it up when your boat gets underway. Oerlikon and 40 mm. If you follow this procedure you may save an eventual major job by a base force. It is best to stick together, however, for in numbers there is greater safety. ‘They wanted an interior with much less maintenance, and in addition, they wanted another décor that designated that they were in their off-time, so that they don’t feel like they are just in another space in the owner’s quarters,’ he says. The few jams that do occur are usually traced to faulty ammunition. 02 Footlocker. This section has been inserted by request of countless men about to leave for the war zone.. T.P.-6, Pointers on Shipboard Ventilation A knife is carried by every good sailor. Learn your recognition procedure cold. Take a sounding before dropping the hook (anchor). Garbage disposal appears to be a simple procedure on a PT but there are rules. The operation of self-bailers is very simple. Don't slam the shifting lever in and out. You never know when your enunciators will go haywire. The crew deck also has a good-size laundry room at the foot of the central crew stairs, allowing efficient transport of laundry to and from the upper-deck guest accommodations. Take care of the one you have. Maps. Transmit as little as possible to expedite traffic, to reduce confusion, and to avoid enemy interception and RDF tracking. Do not pull lock frame to the rear except as a last resort. Like the radio gear, operate it daily. Rather than depending on money orders, which are often hard to get, set up a checking account so you can send presents home and pay small bills. Every man is assigned a station and given responsibility for certain gear. It's like Emily Post in Reversia, or courtesy turned inside out. The instrument panel tells the story of engine performance. Sewing kit. 3. When fired, rockets produce a large blast effect to the rear. 9. Make use of them. Make it a practice to note any unusual movement of bulkheads, gussets, or stringers. Games will help to pass the hours. Make each engine do its equal share of work. Four very serious PT boat fires directly attributable to improperly handled gasoline have recently occurred, so geez, fellows, try to be careful 'cause it's no fun to be spread all over the earth with that gal back in Fall River awaitin'. The safety plug must be removed from the firing panel and in the possession of the person carrying out loading or unloading operations.-This is probably the most important safety precaution to observe and must be strictly adhered to at all times. Be sure all breakages in your bonding system are repaired. Your refrigerator pump and motor need servicing. In firing, the lock frame must be fully forward. Grease your wire rope and shackles. Keep them clean, dry, and safe. This is not only dangerous from the standpoint of giving away your position to the enemy, but the torpedo will throw its turbines through the afterbody shell. Depth Charges.-Though seldom used, they are always good passengers to have along. So, keep them handy and ready. 30-Cal. Star Fish has an owner’s deck, complete with swimming pool, which let Marshall turn the valuable real estate on the main deck forward into a home-away-from-home for her crew. General McArthur honored LT Copp and the crew of PT-373 by using it to carry him back into Manila Harbor on 2 March 1945. 3. Learn how to use it. Forcing will make the jam worse. 4. The loft area is fitted out with six spacious, double-bed crew cabins that share three heads on the deck below. Try it on-make the proper adjustments for a good fit. Its limited range of visibility makes it ideal for night work. First know the launching gear. The four strong men of your boat's structure are rivets, bolts, screws, and glue-and don't let anyone kid you about the glue-it's strong. Fantail.-Here is a section of the boat that is multi-purpose. Take this advice and value it, for it is the Voice of Experience: 37-mm. It is better to stow gunnery and torpedo tools topside in a watertight 20-mm. 3. You may earn high-school and college credits through this medium. 1. If checking cell's interior through the inspection door-, 2. Gas vapor is what you have to fear most. The listing that follows is not complete but it does give a good basis for packing your sea bag, though not all the gear listed is essential. You may think the air is clear because you do not hear any transmissions, but, remember, they may be receiving you several hundred miles away where they may be making a strike. per ft., thus 50 feet of safety fuse gives you about 25 minutes to get away. PT-109's keel was laid 4 March 1942 as the seventh Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB) of the 80-foot-long (24 m)-class built by Elco and was launched on 20 June. It can be very embarrassing. This precaution is particularly applicable with a 20-mm gun. Little can be said about them here for security reasons. It's usually allowed to hang over the side to soak out. T.P.-3, Pointers on Steam Systems and Their Auxiliaries ‘Some owners are more generous than others…” he adds, citing the 83.5m Lürssen Northern Star, launched in 2009. The Elco boats were the largest PT boats operated by the U.S. Navy during World War II. The latter called "Prima Cord" (white or light core) burns at the rate of 20,000 feet per second. When at anchor the bullnose will keep the bow of the boat facing the wind and at all times it will keep the lines from chafing against the side of the boat. The importance of knowing the difference is too obvious to explain here. As long as you take care of it-it will take care of you. Some day you may have to use them to help start the generator. 7. After expending all his "fish" and ammunition, he ran down the narrow alley of the enemy convoy and had the Japs lobbing shells at each other. 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