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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Zebra - William

PT-86 only served the Soviet Union.

78' Higgins Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 9 May 1942 as PT-85 by Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA
  • Launched 17 October 1942
  • Completed 9 December 1942
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 15 February 1943 as RPT-2
  • Renamed TK-201
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 78'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5' 3"
  • Speed 40 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Four 21" torpedoes, one 40mm mount and two twin .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-83, 85  & 86 137k 3 August 1942
    Bow view of PT-83, PT-85 and PT-86 under construction
    Higgins Industries photo.

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-86
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