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HM MTB-411

Call sign:
Nan - Tare - George - Victor

PT-398 served the Navies of Great Britain and Italy.

70' Vosper Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 26 January 1944 as PT-398 by Robert Jacob, City Island, NY
  • Launched 1 September 1944
  • Completed 30 October 1944, transferred to Great Britain and named HM MTB-411
  • Returned to U.S. custody 10 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 January 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in January 1948
  • Transferred to Italy 21 July 1948 and reclassified as a Torpedo Recovery Craft GIS-0028
  • Reclassified GIS-824
  • Reclassified as a Motor Torpedo Boat, MS-824
  • Reclassified MS-424
  • Struck from the Italian Navy list 30 June 1959
  • 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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