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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Dog - Baker

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 1 February 1943 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 7 June 1943
  • Completed 23 June 1943
  • Placed in service 15 August 1943 and assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron EIGHTEEN (MTBRon 18) under the command of Lt. Comdr. Henry M. S. Swift, USNR
  • MTBRon 18, assigned to the Southwest Pacific, had action at Dreger Harbor, Aitape, Hollandia, Wakde, and Mios Woendi, in New Guinea; at Manus in the Admiralties; and at Morotai in the Halmaheras.
    It also based for a time at Kana Kopa, New Guinea, and in San Pedro Bay in the Philippines, but had no action from these bases. The squadron then was reassigned to Southwest Pacific and was augmented by PT's 362 - 367, 80-foot boats fabricated by Elco and assembled at the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, Calif. When completed these boats were identical with the 80-foot
    Elco model
  • The "Lean Jean", ex-"Damfino" was placed out of service 1 November 1945, stripped and destroyed by U.S. Forces at Samar, Philippines.


  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, four 21" Torpedoes and two twin .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-367 145k U.S. Navy photo Jim Kurrasch, Battleship Iowa, Pacific Battleship Center

    Boat Captain
    01LTJG Eugene E. Klecan, USNRMarch 1944
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-367
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