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PT-513



Call sign:
Nan - William - Able - Xray


PT-513 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 21 October 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 12 January 1944
  • Completed 12 February 1944
  • Placed in service 15 February 1944 and assigned to Motor Torpedo Squadron THIRTY FIVE (MTBRon 35) under the command of LTJG Robert S. McCormick, USN
  • MTBRon 35 served in the English Channel during the summer of 1944 as part of Operation Neptune which was the Allied Naval part of Operation Overlord known to all as "D-Day" or the
    Normandy Invasion
  • The "Umbriago" was transferred to the Soviet Union 30 December 1944 and reclassified TK-425
  • 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, two depth charges, two 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-513 162k c. June 1944
    Supporting the D-Day Landings in Normandy, France. PT-513 served in the English Channel through most of 1944 before being transferred to Russia
    Life Magazine Archives - David Scherman Photographer, shared by Peter DeForest
    Mike Green
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    PT-513 150k

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-513
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