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PT-39



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Love - Uncle

ex-PTC-19
ex-PT-39


77' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Originally planned as PT-39 but reclassified as a Motor Boat Submarine Chaser, PTC-19
  • Reclassified back to PT-39 in March 1941
  • Laid down 22 April 1941 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 2 July 1941
  • Completed 21 July 1941
  • Reclassified as a Small Boat 20 October 1944
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 40 t.
  • Length 77'
  • Beam 19' 11"
  • Draft 4' 6"
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 15
  • Armament: Two twin .50 cal. Browning M2 machine guns in Dewandre turrets and four 18" torpedoes
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard V12 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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