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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive
PT-13 served the Navies of the United States and Great Britian.
70' Motor Torpedo Boat:Laid down 17 April 1940 as PT-13 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJLaunched 25 October 1940Placed in service 15 November 1940Transferred to the Royal Navy 11 April 1941 as HM MTB-262 and assigned to the 10th MTB SquadronBombed and sunk 24 February 1943 off Cape Serratt, Tunisia.
Displacement 40 t.(MTB-262 added two .303 cal. twin Mk1 Lewis machine guns, one 20mm mount and two depth charges in addition to replacing the 18" torpedoes with two 21" torpedoes)
Beam 19' 11"
Draft 4' 6"
Speed 41 kts.
Armament: Two twin .50 cal. Browning M2 machine guns in Dewandre turrets and four 18" torpedoes
Propulsion: Three 3,600shp Packard V12 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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