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Call sign:
Nan - Dog - Yoke - Charlie

PT-428 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

70' Vosper Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 22 February 1944 by the Annapolis Yacht Yard, Annapolis, MD
  • Launched 13 May 1944
  • Completed 25 May 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union in October 1944 and renamed TK-559
  • Fate unknown..


  • Displacement 39 t.
  • Length 72'
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 4' 9"
  • Speed 40 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: Two 21" torpedoes, one 20mm mount and two twin .303 cal. or .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Three 4,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-428 150k Annapolis Yacht Yard advertisement .

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