Three different PT boat designs offered to the U.S Navy during WWII. A fourth design was offered by The Navy Yard in Philadelphia (81-foot). The Higgins design included both an 81-foot and 76-foot design

US Navy PT Boats in Ex. convert to cargo or passenger model/s using hull layout.

Elco PT Boat Bridge

PT Boat (an Elco PT Boat) at the Battleship Cove Naval Museum

Elco PT Boat Packard Merlin V12

PT Boat (an Elco PT Boat) at the Battleship Cove Naval Museum

PT Boat Veteran Milt Donadt

PT Boat (an Elco PT Boat) at the Battleship Cove Naval Museum

Higgins PT Boat Packard V12 Engine

PT Boat Packard One of 3 engines on board. They don't call them fast attack boats for nothing !

PT BOATS - my grandpa spent a LOT of time in WWII on a PT boat delivering mail to the larger ships in the Pacific Theatre

USS running at high speed, during exercises off the U. East Coast with other units of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Five, 12 July USS PT Boats were made in Bayonne, NJ. My Grandfather John Serpe Sr. worked there putting together These boats used in WWII.

PT Boat Info - PT Boat - ELCO 80'

- Motto: "They Were Expendable" was a PT boat (Patrol Torpedo boat) last commanded by Lieutenant, junior grade (LTJG) John F. Interest was revived in May with the discovery of the wreck by Robert Ballard.

Burning the PT Boats at war's end in

PT Boat (an Elco PT Boat) at the Battleship Cove Naval Museum

PT Boats PT 796

PT Boat (an Elco PT Boat) at the Battleship Cove Naval Museum

PT boat interior

In movies, and photos like this, the PT Boat looks small -- they are not. The airport in Port Clinton, OH is restoring a PT boat and gladly shows it to interested folks.

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