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PT-507



Call sign:
Nan - William - Able - Jig


PT-507 served only in the Soviet Navy.

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 29 August 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 21 December 1943
  • Completed 18 January 1944, placed in service and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron THIRTY FOUR (PTRon 34) under the command of Lt. Allen H. Harris, USNR
  • PTRon 34 had action in the English Channel area from June 1944 to October 1944, when orders were received to prepare the boats for delivery to the Soviet Union
  • The "Heminway Hotel" was transferred to the Soviet Union 4 March 1945 and named TK-430
  • Fate unknown.

    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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    Size Image Description Source
    PT-507 62k Crew photo during shakedown in Florida. .
    PT-507 94k . Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.
    PT-507 60k

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-507
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