For a more up to date link list, check www.ptboatforum.com/PT_Boat_Links.html.
www.ptboatforum.com The PT Boat Forum, a great reference site for historians, modelers, family members of PT boat veterans, and those that just want to learn about the boats. It is owned and run by Dick Washichek, a man that I think has done more to promote PT boat history than anybody else. Also available on the site are scans of original documents such as Elco and Higgins parts catalogs. Check here for beautiful PT drawings of his: www.ptboatforum.com/PT_Boat_Posters.html.
http://ptboatforum.com/PhotoGallery/ Image hosting account for the PT Forum set up by Dick Washichek.
www.archive.hnsa.org/doc/ Navy manuals including ordnance like the 20mm, 40mm, and depth charge.
www.archive.hnsa.org/doc/pt/doctrine/ Motor Torpedo Boats, Tactical Orders and Doctrine, July 1942
www.archive.hnsa.org/doc/pt/specs/ Detail Specifications For Building Motor Torpedo Boats, March 1944
www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ref/PT-Manual/ Motor Torpedo Boat Manual, February 1943
www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/CloseQuarters/index.html At Close Quarters, PT Boats in the United States Navy by Captain Robert J. Bulkley, Jr., USNR (Retired).
www.navsource.org/archives/12/05idx.htm Patrol, Gunboat, Submarine Chaser and Section Patrol Craft Index. Photos of many specific PT boats.
www.pt-king.gdinc.com PT King, Gene Kirkland's reference site. Updated content February 2013 with many new large images. Dick Washichek graciously hosts it for Gene.
www.pt127.org A web site dedicated to PT 127. Many great images, deck logs, war diarys, and action reports are available there.
www.ptboats.org Dedicated to the preservation of PT boats. Copies of original photos, construction drawings, and much more are available there.
https://www.history.navy.mil/research/library/online-reading-room/title-list-alphabetically/n/nomenclature-naval-vessels.html The Navy Department's "Nomenclature of Naval Vessels", February 1942. Includes a "Glossary of Shipbuilding Terms".
www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ Great reference site by Patrick Clancey
www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ref/MG/index.html The Machine Gun. History, Evolution, and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons by George M. Chinn, Lieutenant Colonel, USMC
www.navsource.org NavSource Naval History, Photographic History Of The U.S. Navy and a great reference site.
http://alross20.tripod.com/index.html Accurate plans of coastal forces boats by esteemed Naval History expert Al Ross.
Louisiana Library Higgins Blueprints
Some interesting PT info including famous crewmen
pistolpackinmama.net, site dedicated to a grandfathers service on PTs 209 and 243
Researcher@Large Many Ships-2 update memos and instructions as well as other historical documents.
Environmental and health links courtesy of Mary Wrobleski and others
How smoking can affect our environment: http://www.quitday.org/support/oceans-lakes-rivers-bays/
Their main page can help you quit that nasty useless expensive habit: http://www.quitday.org/
Providing clean water to Ugandans in need: http://www.clearwaterinitiative.org
Stop smoking before it stops you: http://www.quitsmokingcommunity.org
RX Dangers, information and statistics on defective drugs and medical devices: http://www.rxdangers.com
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