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PT-339



Call sign:
Nan - King - Sugar - Mike


80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 22 February 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 1 May 1943
  • Completed 22 May 1943, placed in service and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron TWENTY FOUR (PTRon 24) under the command of LCDR N. Burt Davis, USN
  • PTRon 24, assigned to the Southwest Pacific, had action at Dreger Harbor, Saidor, and Amsterdam Island in New Guinea, and at Mindoro, Zamboanga, Polloc Harbor, Sarangani Bay, and Davao Gulf in the Philippines. It also
    based for a time at Kana Kopa and Mios Woendi, New Guinea
  • The "Vonie Marie" grounded off Pur Pur, western New Guinea 27 May 1944 and was scuttled to prevent capture.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: One 40mm, four 21" torpedoes and two twin .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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