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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive
PT-19 served the Navies of the United States and Great Britian.
70' Motor Torpedo Boat:Laid down 7 June 1940 as PT-19 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJLaunched 16 December 1940Completed 23 December 1940Transferred to the Royal Navy in April 1940Placed in service as HM MTB-287, 31 December 1940 and assigned to the 10th MTB SquadronReturned to U.S. Navy 16 March 1945Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in August 1946Fate unknown.
Displacement 40 t.(MTB-268 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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