A PT Skipper in the South Pacific: A Naval Officer’s Memoir of Service on PTs and a PT Boat Tender
by Kenneth W. Prescott, Captain, USNR (Ret.)
Merriam Press World War II Memoir
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From training at Melville, Rhode Island, to the South Pacific where as XO and CO of PT 61 and CO of PT 48 he served at Tulagi-Florida Island, Guadalcanal, and the Russells, as well as on different assignments in Torokina, Bougainville, and Emirau, New Ireland, back to Melville and on to the USS Jamestown (AGP-3) as XO, home based in the Philippines, and finally to his post-war career in the Navy. Included are his bird collecting and taxidermy efforts during and after the war, as well as an encounter with future president John F. Kennedy.
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