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HM MTB-423

Call sign:
Nan - William - Peter - Sugar

PT-93 served only in the Royal Navy.

78' Higgins Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 17 June 1942 as PT-93 by Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA
  • Launched 19 November 1942
  • Completed 30 December 1942
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 15 February 1943 as RPT-9
  • Transfer canceled due to Spring convoys to the Soviet Union being halted
  • Transferred in April 1943 to Great Britain and reclassified HM MTB-423
  • PT-308, under the command of LT Charles H. Murphy, USNR attacked three northbound German flak lighters off Point Moneglia, Italy 8 February 1945 in company with two British motor torpedo boats,
    MTB-376, ex-BPT-66 and MTB-423, under the command of LT N. Good, RNVR. The MTBs drew fire while PT-308 scored damage on one flak lighter
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in September 1946
  • 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 4,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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