MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT SQUADRONS

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MTB RON 6
Commissioned: 4,August 1942 - LCDR Clifton R. Maddux
Decommissioned: 29,May 1944 - LCDR Richard E. Johnson
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT 's 115-126, 187-189
Assigned To: South Pacific
Postscript: The squadron saw action at Guadalcanal, Rendova, Vella Lavella and other areas. After transfer to the Southwest Pacific, the squadron was decommissioned and boats were distributed to replenish other squadrons.

MTB RON 7
Commissioned: 4,September 1943 - LT Rollin E. Westholm
Decommissioned: 15,February 1945 - LT Roger H. Hallowell USNR
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 127-133, Elco 77' PT's 134-138
Assigned To: Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron saw action in the New Guinea waters as well as the Philippine waters. Squadron 7 was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation for action in the New Guinea area from April 1, 1944 to February 1, 1945.

MTB RON 8
Commissioned: 10,October 1942 - LCDR Barry K. Atkins
Decommissioned: 28,October 1945 - LT William C. Godfrey
PT Boats: Elco 77' PT's 66-68, Elco 80' PT's110, 113-114, 120-122, 129-130, 142-150, 188
Assigned To: Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron saw action in the New Guinea waters as well as Aitape, New Briton and the Philippines.

MTB RON 9
Commissioned: 10,November 1942 - LCDR Robert B. Kelly
Decommissioned: 24,November 1945 - LT Edward R. Burns USNR
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 126,151-162,187,318,319
Assigned To: South Pacific, Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron saw action in Rendova, Vella Lavella and other areas as well as the New Guinea waters as well as the Philippines waters.

MTB RON 10
Commissioned: 9,December 1942 - LCDR Thomas G. Warfield
Decommissioned: 11,November 1945 - Frederick N. Goehner USNR
PT Boats: Elco 80' PT's 108,116,124,125,163-174
Assigned To: South Pacific, Southwest Pacific
Postscript: The squadron saw action in Rendova, Vella Lavella and other areas as well as the South Pacific and New Guinea Halmaheras and Borneo.






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