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PT-621



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Charlie - King

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 19 April 1945 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 12 September 1945
  • Completed 12 October 1945, placed in service and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron FORTY TWO (PTRon 42) under the command of Lt. Comdr. James A. Danver, USNR
  • PTRon 42 was the only squadron commissioned after the cessation of hostilities. Although assigned to the Pacific Fleet, it was never shipped to the Pacific
  • Placed out of service 28 January 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 15 July 1947 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm, four 21" torpedoes, one 37mm deck gun and two twin .50 cal. Browning machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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