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PTRon 42 was the only squadron commissioned after the cessation of hostilities. Although assigned to the Pacific Fleet, it was never shipped to the Pacific. Beam 20′ 8″. Armament: One 40mm, four 21″ torpedoes, one 37mm deck gun, one 20mm mount and two twin .50 cal. Browning machine guns. Propulsion: Three 1,500shp Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines, three shafts. Historic Cornell Building with willows. Cornell Steamboat Company with Gowanus Bay Tug. 1955 Tugboat Gowanus Bay. Historic PT Boats For Sale.
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80’ Higgins with documented D-Day combat history off Cherbourg. It is in need of a major restoration. Naval History page for PT-459. PacificWrecks.com historical page for PT-459. 77’ Elco. Recently rescued from a Florida trailer camp, this vessel saw heavy action in the Pacific theater. It is credited with sinking an enemy destroyer, an enemy cruiser, and several motorized barges. It is the sole known surviving 77’ Elco. It needs a total restoration. Naval History page for PT-48. Watch a video of PT-486.