Are torpedo boats still used?
Fast attack craft today
Boats similar to torpedo boats are still in use, but are armed with long-range anti-ship missiles that can be used at ranges between 30 and 70 km.
Did a PT boat ever sink a ship?
Originally conceived as anti-ship weapons, PT boats were publicly credited with sinking several Japanese warships during the period between December 1941 and the fall of the Philippines in May 1942 – even though the Navy knew the claims were all false.
How many crew can a motor torpedo boat have?
|Three 12-cylinder liquid-cooled Packard gasoline engines rated at 1,200bhp each
|3,000 gal aviation fuel