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PT-348



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Able - Zebra


80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 20 March 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 28 May 1943
  • Completed 17 June 1943
  • Placed in service 17 June 1943 under the command of LT Robert J. Williams, USN and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron TWENTY FIVE (PTRon 25) under the command of Lt. Daniel S. Bauchman, Jr., USN.
  • PTRon 25, assigned to the Southwest Pacific, had action at Dreger Harbor, Mios Woendi, and Amsterdam Island in New Guinea; Rein Bay and Talasea in New Britain; Mindoro and Ormoc in the Philippines; and Morotai in the
    Halmaheras. It also based for a time at Kana Kopa, New Guinea, and San Pedro Bay in the Philippines, but had no action from these bases
  • The "Mary Mac", ex-"Merry Mac", ex-"Mary Mae" was placed out of service 9 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 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, one 20mm mount 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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