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HM MTB-279
ex-BPT-25


BPT-25 was built for India

BPT-21 Class Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 19 November 1941 as BPT-25 by Annapolis Yacht Yard, Annapolis, MD
  • Launched 14 August 1942
  • Completed 10 November 1942, transferred to India and named HM MTB-279
  • Struck from the Naval Register 12 March 1946
  • Returned to U.S. Navy custody 16 March 1946 and transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 49 t.
  • Length 73'
  • Speed 40 kts.
  • Armament: Two 18" torpedoes, one 20mm mount and two .303 cal. Vickers machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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