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Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Easy - Yoke

PT-635 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

78' Higgins Motor Torpedo Boat:

  • Laid down 14 August 1944 by Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA
  • Launched 26 September 1944
  • Completed 23 March 1945
  • Assigned to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron FORTY THREE (PTRon 43) under the command of Lt. Richard C. Morse, Jr., USNR
  • PTRon 43, assigned to Pacific Fleet, was decommissioned 23 March 1945 so that its boats might be transferred to the Soviet Union
  • Deck loaded on LST-1109 at New Orleans, LA for transit to Puget Sound Navy Yard
  • Arrived at Puget Sound 5 May 1945
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 8 June 1945 at Seattle, WA and named TK-861
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 56 t.
  • Length 78'
  • Beam 20' 8"
  • Draft 5' 3"
  • Speed 41 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two 21" torpedoes, two twin .50 cal. machine guns, one 37mm mount and one 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Three 4,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts.
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