Huck's New Boat

Another rugged individualist has enlisted in the U.S. defense program—which needs more of them. Frank Pembroke ("Huck") Huckins is a blunt Boston Yankee with confidence to burn. Last year he told the Navy he could make a motor torpedo boat which wouldn't pound the teeth out of its crew. To most old salts, this sounded fantastic. But since Huckins was willing to spend his own money on the boat—if the Navy would just supply the engines—the Navy turned him loose.

At his Huckins Yacht Corp. yards in Jacksonville, Fla., Huck went to...

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