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PT-352



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Baker - Jig

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 31 March 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 10 June 1943
  • Completed 28 June 1943, placed in service 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 "Sarah", ex-"Sara" was placed out of service 9 November 1945, stripped and destroyed by U.S. Forces at Samar, Philippines.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm 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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    PT-114 364k PT-114, PT-120, PT-352 and others being stripped at Samar
    Courtesy of Alvin Hobson
    Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-352
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