Nasty, a 76-ton motor torpedo boat, was built at Mandal, Norway, in 1958. She was the prototype for many similar fast patrol craft that served in the Norwegian and United States' navies. Nasty was disposed of in 1967.
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Photo #: NH 93680
(Norwegian Motor Torpedo Boat, 1958)
Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, U.S. Chief of Naval Operations, (center, front) debarks following a visit to Nasty at Haakonsvern, Norway, 11 May 1960. With Adm. Burke is Vice Admiral Erling Hostvedt, Commander in Chief, Royal Norwegian Navy.
Collection of Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 118KB; 740 x 645 pixels
30 May 1999