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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive
Nan - Able - Xray - Zebra
PT-57 was built for Great Britain
77' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:Planned as Motor Boat Submarine Chaser, PTC-26Reclassified PT-58 in June 1941Laid down 22 July 1941 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJReclassified BPT-10 later that monthLaunched 3 October 1941Transferred to Great Britain 23 February 1942Completed 10 March 1942Reclassified HM MTB-316, 14 June 1942Torpedoed and sunk 17 July 1943 by an Italian Cruiser off Reggio, Messina, Italy.
Displacement 40 t.
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 1,500shp Packard V12 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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