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PT-520



Call sign:
Nan - William - Charlie - King


PT-520 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 11 November 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 7 February 1944
  • Completed 7 March 1944, placed in service and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron THIRTY FIVE (PTRon 35) under the command of Lt. Comdr. Richard Davis, Jr.
  • PTRon 35 had action in the English Channel area from June to November 1944, when orders were received to prepared the boats for delivery to the Soviet Union
  • The "Coral Queen", ex-"Coral Princess" was transferred to the Soviet Union 7 April 1945 and named TK-440
  • Scuttled in the Barents Sea in 1956.

    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-520 48k . Jerry Gilmartin, MMC(SW), USN, Ret.
    PT-520 80k Crew photo .

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