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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 (PTRon 35) under the command of LTJG Robert S. McCormick, USN
  • PTRon 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 named TK-425
  • Fate unknown.

    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 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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