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Motor Torpedo Boat Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Dog - How

80' Elco Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 4 May 1945 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Construction canceled 12 September 1945
  • Construction was halted on 1 October 1945, and she was never completed
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    PT-624 315k PT-624 just after being canceled, showing the two Mark 50 rocket launchers not yet in place. The box on either side just forward of the roll-off racks was for rocket stowage
    U.S. Navy photo from "Allied Coastal Forces of World War II: Volume II" by John Lambert & Al Ross
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PT-624
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