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PTC-10 served the Navies of the United States and Great Britain

PTC-1 Class Motor Boat Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 August 1940 by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJ
  • Launched 12 March 1941
  • Placed in service 20 March 1941 and assigned to Motor Boat Submarine Chaser Squadron One under the command of LTJG John D. Bulkeley, USN
  • Transferred to Great Britain 4 April 1941 and reclassified HM MGB-91
  • Returned to U.S. Navy custody 6 July 1945
  • Laid up at Poole, England to December 1947 then transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 27 t.
  • Length 70'
  • Beam 15' 3"
  • Draft 3' 10"
  • Speed 30 kts.
  • Complement 11
  • Armament: Two twin .50 cal. Browning M2 machine guns and 24 depth charges
  • Propulsion: Two 1,300shp Hall-Scott Defender gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    PTC-10 49k Underway at high speed in Weymouth Bay, England, during the summer of 1941, while attached to the 7th MGB Flotilla. She still retains the Dewandre turrets and appears to be painted
    white overall
    Photo from Coastal Forces Veteran Association
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PTC-10
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