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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive

RCT-10
ex-PT-610



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Able - King


PT-610 served the Navies of the United States and Norway

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 21 February 1945 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 26 June 1945
  • Completed 19 July 1945, placed in service and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron FORTY ONE under the command of LCDR Bruce Van Buskirk, USNR
  • Placed out of service 30 January 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Reclassified as Bureau of Ships Equipment 22 December 1948
  • Designated a Radio Control Target RCT-10 in 1951
  • Transferred to Norway later that year and named HNoMS Hauk
  • 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, one 37mm deck gun, two rocket launchers and two twin .50 cal. Browning machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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