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PT-634



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Easy - Tare


PT-634 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

78' Higgins Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 7 August 1944 by Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA
  • Launched 18 September 1944
  • Completed 21 March 1945
  • Assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron FORTY THREE (PTRon 43) under the command of Lt. Richard C. Morse, Jr., USNR
  • PTRon 43, assigned to Pacific Fleet, was decommissioned 23 March 1945 so that its boats might be transferred to the Soviet Union
  • Deck loaded on LST-1041 at New Orleans, LA for transit to Puget Sound Navy Yard
  • Arrived at Puget Sound 29 April 1945
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union in June 1945 and named TK-860
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 78'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5' 3"
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two 21" torpedoes, two twin .50 cal. machine guns, one 37mm mount and one 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Three 4,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-626 127k c. March 1945
    PT-626, PT-627, PT-628 and PT-634 deck loaded on LST-1041 for transit to Puget Sound Navy Yard. LST-1085 is astern.
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