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HM MTB-398

Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Fox - How

PT-386 served the Navies of Great Britain and Italy.

70' Vosper Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 25 May 1943 as PT-386 by Robert Jacob, City Island, NY
  • Launched 15 October 1943
  • Completed 25 May 1944, transferred to Great Britain and reclassified HM MTB-398
  • Returned to U.S. custody 16 October 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in January 1948
  • Transferred to Italy in 1951, reclassified as a Torpedo Recovery Craft, GIS-0012
  • Reclassified GIS-854
  • Reclassified as a Motor Torpedo Boat, MS-854
  • Reclassified MS-454
  • Struck from the Navy list 31 December 1958
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 39 t.
  • Length 72'
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 4' 9"
  • Speed 40 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: One twin Vickers .50 cal. machine gun in Mk 5 turret, two 21" torpedoes and two depth charges
  • Propulsion: Three 4,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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