let them steer the boat. Part 1 video It is my understanding they also built engines for the PTs…(?) . What a beautiful hull and nice lines these had!!! and the Boat brought to Kearney for rebuild. (Out of Bayonne). Almost all of the war time PT’s were built by two major builders. Wooden Boat magazine (Aug ’16) has an excellent article on the restoration of PT658. Free postage. For many years the Sea Scouts in Kearney, NJ had one just like this. I’ve owned several and can tell you they are one hell of a rough water boat. MTB 28, although serving in 1940, was lost to fire in Portsmouth Harbour in 1941. The gentleman that showed us everything was a fantastic and very intelligent man. Would like to try them for fun on open sea. I suppose one can inquire. This boat has the Napier Deltic 18 cylinder turbodiesels, which they have on site. History has always been sorta my thing, To own a piece of History would be the ultament.(sp). To make up for these sales, the Admiralty ordered three more vessels from Vosper in September 1938. I thought you guys may be interested in these videos of Elco Marine from Bayonne NJ. 1 is PT 728 (nicely restored) beside it is PT (can only see the bottom of the numbers) maybe 818. May the PT live on… if only in pictures… not many left. That was the speed we needed to lift off water. £12.22. up on blocks. maybe under Packerd TM, Dave, I been looking for a boatyard that will build a “large” Pt boat. Check it out! $3,995.10. It’s the # I have chosen for her that seems to be the sticking point with the proper people involved but I’m hopeful soon we’ll be shoving off…….. Was: £12.86. 1500 hp – 1945. Pingback: Update: PT-728, World War II Patrol Torpedo Boat, Bound for New Home in Port Clinton, Ohio | Old Salt Blog – a virtual port of call for all those who love the sea. Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about Torqeedo at the official West Marine online store. The boat sank in the winter do to ice flow, I mean to the bottom!eventually the Group Officers, Toth, some Piscatawy Policemen. Boats have been sitting for unknown time period. Bearings,piston,cylinder liner,…………………..ca,350kg unused parts. Has anyone out there ever considered building one? Browse photos and search by condition, price, and more. Went on to serve 28 years in the Royal Navy some on British MTB.s , but nothing like the glamour or adventure those old PT Boats must have been. tell me if there is one for sale at a boatyard in Farmington, NJ? I believe that the assigned numbers were 23, 24, 25, with 26 bring the one that I am familiar with.They were powered by two (2) Napier Deltic high speed diesel engines @ 3300 HP each, swinging two (2) 50×52 over square props. The group successfully restored the 50-Ton World War II Motor Boat to full operational condition including the full armament and three original Packard V-12 engines. I became a member just after. Henry Neubauer said a boat was powered by twin 8V-92 Detroit diesels. It took a lot of guts for those old Sailers to go out on missions in the fast but a non-armored boat to engage the enemy. The big downside to the Packard engine were their gas consumption, which was horrible. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8tQP3s9DIQ The hulls were 2 layers of 3/8″ mahogany. I remember taking rides in his open cockpit 1930″s Air plane, at Hadley Airport. True that the triple Packards would’ve been a helluva lot more HP on the waves, but one needs to keep in mind that those were carbuerated, and designed to run off of leaded 100 octane gasoline, and that’s pretty darn expensive these days. NAVY ELCO 80 MOTOR PATROL TORPEDO BOAT LATE 1/48 ship Trumpeter model kit. I was an Aviation Radioman flying Amphibious Grumman J2F5&6 with Utility Squadron VJ13 stationed on Guadalcanal in 1944. This is PT-728, a 66 1/2 year-old restored Patrol Torpedo Boat from World War II. Good Luck all you old sea dogs, it must be TOT time, grog to you or rum time like we used to have in the real old navy. Shipping and local meet-up options available. Available from these sellers. I got to ride this boat when it was in Key West several years ago. But after the war, the gas consumption was not tolerable, and they couldn’t be sold to anyone either. Motor torpedo boat for sale AIRFIX. in rough seas. Electric boat drives for professionals Reliability, efficiency and safety are critical when choosing propulsion for a commercial vessel - as are low and predictable fuel and maintenance costs. I think this was Vosper built, had the triple Packards. Pretty certain there were quite a few of them. We would throttle the plane down and drop very low into formation just behind two of these PT oats. Please call 1-800-227-3528 for details. Rich Sutphen Sr. The only one left is up in Portland, Oregon which was brought there from California. 4 stroke cycle Packard but terrific engines. He could have been transferred out of P.T’s but beloved those engines!!! I know the town is small and several family members were on the force. Many fond memories of the Bay and Delta from its deck. I can’t even imagine an 80 footer. Elco boats sported six mufflers on the transom, one for each bank of six cylinders. am looking Boats powerful engines remind me of our machinist on our P.T. tripule estos lanchas torpederas en la Armada Argentina,que eran resagos de la WW2,compradas a EEUU,fueron lo mejor que conoci a pesar de navegar aguas australes Argentinas(Canal de Beagle)que hermosa sensaciÃ³n,inolvidable,siempre la recuerdo con cariÃ±o y ya pasado 42 AÃ±os y ahora la he visto recuperadan la Ciudad de Ushuaia,en un parque tematico. 7 watching. When I was a boy circa 1960 we were on holiday in Anglesey, Wales and what we Brits call an MTB came into the bay. Send me a Mail if you are interested,the parts is in good condition. PT (Patrol, Torpedo) boats were small, fast, and expendable vessels for short range oceanic scouting, armed with torpedoes and machine guns for cutting enemy supply lines and harassing enemy forces. I’m sure somewhere along the Mekong River remnants can be found of these magnificent vessels. The Sea Horse, was the envy of everyone. I saw a WWII PT boat at Subic Bay it had 3 Packard Merlins and looked great. and open the engines up on the Raritan. The layers of mahogany were termed “plywood” in the 1940s. I could have sworn I saw dozens of these boats lining the banks along the Inner coastal waterway south of Norfolk back in 2001. PT boat hulls were composed of double planked 1″ mahogany fastened with monel (brass- aircraft type) screws.
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