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Researching Torpedo Boats in the early 20th century.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question:  I have been researching the reference in my ancestor's military file that he served on "TB-15".   I am not entirely sure of what the vessel was can you assist me?


Answer:  The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships lists the "TB-15" as Torpedo Boat No. 15 the Talbot. The Talbot was constructed and launched in 1897, and was sold for scrap in 1944.  To learn more about this vessel go online to:

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