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PT-512



Call sign:
Nan - William - Able - Victor


PT-512 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 18 October 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 7 January 1944
  • Completed 9 February 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 30 December 1944 and renamed TK-424
  • Struck from the Navy list and destroyed in 1954.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm, four 21" Torpedoes and two twin .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 3,600shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-512 42k Crew photo .

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