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PT-195



Call sign:
Nan - Yoke - Roger - George

80' Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 5 December 1942 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 17 February 1943
  • Completed 3 March 1943
  • Placed in service 6 March 1943 and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron TWELVE (PTRon 12) under the command of Lt. Comdr. John Harllee, USN
  • PTRon 12, assigned to the Southwest Pacific, had action in New Guinea waters at Morobe, Dreger Harbor, Hollandia, and Mios Woendi, and in the Philippines at San Pedro Bay and Ormoc. It also based for a time at Kana
    Kopa, New Guinea, but had no action from this base. PTRon 12 was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for action in the New Guinea area from October 1943 to March 1944
  • "Black Agnes", ex-"Dragon Lady", ex-"Toodles" was placed out of service 26 October 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in May 1946 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two torpedoes, three twin .50 cal. machine guns and one 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-195 357k PT-195 and PT-342 of PTRon 24
    From the collection of Ens. Robert Hostetter
    Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.
    PT-195 131k Crew photo

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-195
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