This includes 3,151 new vessels and 1,227 used boats, available from both individual owners selling their own boats and well-qualified boat dealerships who can often offer vessel warranties and boat … I would have to capture a Japanese Sailor to be the cook. I figure that a headwind helped keep us flying but even so, they had to be faster than the numbers I read here. Scouts closed down, I tried to find out where boat went but to no avail. She is “armed” (all weapons are deactivated) with a single .50- and two twin .50-caliber Browning machine gun stations, an aft 20mm Oerlikon cannon, four tubes that each housed a Mark VIII torpedo, and two depth charge launchers. MTB 24 later joined the 3rd and then the 5th MTB Flotillas under a number of different commanders. 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. Twin turbo diesels oughta get the job done for civilian life plenty well, and the diesels will be a lot more fuel efficient and less costly. Packard but terrific engines. All these remarks about the P.T.  They are asking $1,000,000 for the refurbished boat. NAVY ELCO 80 MOTOR PATROL TORPEDO BOAT LATE 1/48 ship Trumpeter model kit. Check it out! Four boats — MTBs 20-23 — were ordered from Vosper and four — MTBs 24-27 — from Thornycroft.1, Thornycroft’s order was split into two jobs of different designs. There are not that many left as claimed, if at any.. Remote Control Watercraft RC Micro Boat Toy TORPEDO FRIGATE Navy Ship . One of their many money making failures. MTB 24 was one of three 72ft motor torpedo boats built by Thornycroft in their Hampton works on the Thames in 1938/39. .LOL I live in the desert so this really makes sense to me. History has always been sorta my thing, To own a piece of History would be the ultament.(sp). Was: £12.86. A. T. G. Coleborn, 1961. Thornycroft’s rigid adherence to their own designs and lack of flexibility with Admiralty requirements may have been a cause of this, but perhaps if they had built more MTBs and MGBs, it would have been at the expense of their very significant contribution to the larger vessels of the Royal Navy.2. My Uncle, George Kempfe, was a Motor Mac on an Elco during the last few years of the war in the Pacific. Find Meridian boats for sale in Michigan, including boat prices, photos, and more. A motor torpedo boat is a fast torpedo boat, especially of the mid 20th century.The motor in the designation originally referred to their use of petrol engines, typically marinised aircraft engines or their derivatives, which distinguished them from other naval craft of the era, including other torpedo boats… SOVIET NAVY G-5 CLASS MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT 1/35 ship Trumpeter model kit 63503. Find great deals on Outboard motors in Detroit, MI on OfferUp. there are 4 hulls of PT boats in Kingston NY . This one is very nice, but nothing tops an 80′ Elco with 3,600 Horsepower worth of howling Packard V-12 engines at full throttle coming at ya…. He’s 94 and still bowls twice a week. They were about five crash boats at Hueneme, most still had their tubes left. Wow, what a great gift idea for Christmas. Find Pontoon & Deck Boats for Sale in Lansing on Oodle Classifieds. The one the sea scouts had ,was powered by 2 8v71 Detroits, The only thing plywood on a PT was the deck. 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. I was one of the many Key West captains who skippered PT 728 during her years docked in front of the Schooler Wharf Bar. For many years the Sea Scouts in Kearney, NJ had one just like this. 1500 hp – 1945. With a keel laid on August 10, 1945, she is one of 12 remaining PT boats in the world. Torqeedo Boat Electric Outboard Motor 1231-00 | Cruise 2.0 RL 24V. Liquid cooled can someone That was the speed we needed to lift off water. up on blocks. Can’t do that today. It was built in Annapolis, MD originally under license from Vosper (British Company) which would explain the claim it was used in the TV show McHale’s Navy. They were all made out of plywood! I only know that it has been replaced and the name “Compass Rose” has passed to its replacement. I can say I have been on this PT several times the years it was in Key West, and knew its captain and crew that did a very acurate sunset tour in WWII uniform. The layers of mahogany were termed “plywood” in the 1940s. I was an Aviation Radioman flying Amphibious Grumman J2F5&6 with Utility Squadron VJ13 stationed on Guadalcanal in 1944. LOL, Always been a fan of Pt Boats ,ever since as a boy Sea Cadet (in the UK) I provided a guard of honour for the premier of the film PT 109 back in the 50,s . Part 3 video PT -- Motor Torpedo Boats Click on "PT-##" for link to page with specifications, history, photographs (where available). Only a small amount survived. I think they all had Packard 4M-2500 engines, if I am not mistaken. Great history and as someone mentioned above there is quite a resemblance to the fiberglass boats still being built today. Was real fun tour especially for younger kids. If anyone wants to get a feel for what it’s like to run a PT boat, just call Richie sutphen in Florida. It is my understanding they also built engines for the PTs…(?) MTB 28, although serving in 1940, was lost to fire in Portsmouth Harbour in 1941. Down the street is PT 48 (in work) and one next to it that I can’t see the number. The boat sank in the winter do to ice flow, I mean to the bottom!eventually the Group Officers, Toth, some Piscatawy Policemen. The Sea Horse, was the envy of everyone. . Does anyone have knowledge or better yet, a picture of the binnacle as installed and in use, on a Higgins boat????? Just read this entire thread. The height of sea swells would not only affect speed but could damage the boat and possibly injure the crew if a PT Boat tried to run head-on into a 12-foot sea at high speeds. favorite this post Nov 30 WANTED : 40ft Boat … The … Then the next year she was gone and no one could tell us what happened to her. One that will go transatlantic. Someone asked how to contact the Sutphens personally. Throughout her career a number of men received gallantry awards whilst serving aboard MTB 24, including a Distinguished Service Cross and a Distinguished Service Medal.8, Unusually for boats in service at the start of the war, MTBs 24 and 25 were still in service at the end of it, a testimony to the well-designed hull. 2 may or may not be sold…, My father retired out of continetal motor works in muskegon mi. (Out of Bayonne). We also went fishing frequently on them. 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. My hats off to these guys and my Dad and his Brother, one on a Tin Can in the North Atlantic and my Dad on a LCM in the Pacific. There are a total of [ 7 ] Torpedo Boats entries in the Military Factory. The boat comes with a brand new cover. I think I have a photo! They were made out of mahogany and sealed with a special glue. The torpedo boat - from a fleet which protected home waters and famously earned the nickname ‘iron men in wooden boats’ - was used as a houseboat for 50 years in Chelsea, south-west London. There is not al lot of known history involved with them, but they were active during the Viet Nam era. Download High ResMore Info BOAT #1 NO MOTOR - DIVE DOOR --- $25,000 Boat # 2 MOTOR AND DIVE DOOR --- $35,000 Boat # 3 MOTOR W/ NO DIVE DOOR --- $25,000 LOCATION: SAN … 060610-N-0975R-002 Portland Ore. (June 10, 2006) – Patrol Torpedo Boat (PT) 658 transit past U.S. Navy ships at the Portland Rose Festival. PT 658 was saved by volunteers and veterans from the Oregon area. These surface … It nealy killed them both. near Downtown Brunswick, University Boat house area. The boat was donated to the Sea Scouts about 1960. in the late 40’s for fish off the N.E. I remember how quick the sea horse was, to help with funding (well maybe the officers were Partying) we would go out on Fishing trips. Part 1 video Its a shame that the Navy send some to museums around the country, but they didn’t. At the time she was powered by twin 8-92 Detroits. 4.4 out of 5 stars 30 ratings. At Close Quarters: PT Boats in the United States Navy. The hulls were 2 layers of 3/8″ mahogany. The number 92 refers to the cubic inches per cylinder. Updated with modern electronics, radar, and two turbo-charged diesel engines providing 1,100 total horsepower, she is the only PT boat in existence licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard for carrying passengers. 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. Boats powerful engines remind me of our machinist on our P.T. After much planning, scheduling matters, and other obstacles FINALLY She is Close to being completed. I remember taking rides in his open cockpit 1930″s Air plane, at Hadley Airport. I think this was Vosper built, had the triple Packards. The comment about blowing lunch over the side gave me a laugh. Hammacher Schlemmer’s catalog is subtitled: “Offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected for 164 years.” One item for sale certainly qualifies as “unique.”  They currently list for sale the World War II PT-728, the only PT boat in existence licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard for carrying passengers. I still wonder what happened to them and that wonderful Packard sound at high speed. Builder of 31′ through 40′ models. The .50 cal mounts were still able to be seen when below deck. When the US pulled out the PT’s that were still useable were left with the South Vietnamese however, if not sunk the couple that remained working after the War were sold, converted and used to transport material up and down the Mekong River. £14.99 postage. Sandwiched between the layers of mahogany planks was a layer (or ply) of canvas. By early evening they were back at IJmuiden and passed into the North Sea.7. The Higgins boats also used the Packard engines, but were 8 feet shorter than their ELCO counterparts. The Packards were removed! After mooring at the town of Enkhuizen overnight, they received information the next morning that the enemy had reached the Noordzeekanal and were attacking the Oranjesluizen lock. What was called plywood in WWII would not be called plywood today. These boats are awesome and I would like to own one someday. There was a PT boat in Port Jefferson, L.I. God bless all VETS! let them steer the boat. It was hauled out for hull maintenance at Mare Island when the Nautilus arrived for decommissioning and tied up next to us. Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on print. £19.99 postage. SEA HORSE 7, Brunswick,N.J. You have to have a PT Boat with the three Packard V-12 engines, because they’re an incredible ride. The boats all safely returned to the UK and were very shortly afterwards deployed to cover the North Sea flank of the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk. This was an original PT boat. Available from these sellers. Once we were underway on a patrol he would wedge himself under an aft torpedo, spill his lunch, and then he would be alright the rest of the night. This is PT-728, a 66 1/2 year-old restored Patrol Torpedo Boat from World War II. If I did I would donate it to the Chicago Museum of science and Industry as a working PT to be displayed some where near the captured U505 which rests permanently indoors in Chicago. Free shipping. Join millions of people using Oodle to find unique used boats for sale, fishing boat listings, jetski classifieds, motor boats, power boats, … Boats have been sitting for unknown time period. Pete Signalman 1st class. They had taken out the gas motors and put in two Grey Marine diesels. Instead, she was broken up in the summer of 2019 after salvageable fittings had been removed. You can’t get much closer to a piece of history than this. 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. . Post your items for free. I’ve owned several and can tell you they are one hell of a rough water boat. The previous owner replaced the trailer axle and the wheels and tires about 8 years ago. 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. They will never be forgotten. Have several video of those sunset patrol cruises, to remeber it by though. £82.82. Tsukuda Torpedo Boat Battery Operated Über Rare Vintage Wooden Boat … Apparently a very happy home for many years, she was vacated in 2010 and there was soon little hope of saving her. So, PT Boats are Made of PLYWOOD, They are a part of American History; Even if I was in the Army (1-72/12-84) History is a part of who we are. There, with some of the boats of the 1st MTB Flotilla, who had just returned from the Mediterranean, they formed the 4th Flotilla under the command of Lt Commander Cole, RN.5, On the 12th of May 1940, after the German invasion of the Low Countries, the three new boats (MTB 22 under Cole, MTB 24 and MTB 25) were sent to IJmuiden on the Dutch coast. ... Torpedo boat toy nib $25 (Newport News) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Capt. Yard number 2430,3 MTB 24, had a 72ft long hard chine hull and was powered by three Italian Isotta-Fraschini engines and a fourth Ford V8 cruising engine. for one for a museum. I also enjoyed the comments about the power plants in these bad boys and your rite guys it must have sounded awesome (goose bumps on a rock!) I took a tour. Vietnam War – Coast Guard was assigned Patrol Duties using left over PT Boats during the conflict. Edison, had the Albatross, it was a small tug. . There is a complete Higgins boat stored indoors at the Fall River museum in Fall River Mass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN47z3n52-c Prior to (and during) World War 2, the United States Navy (USN) contracted out to three primary manufacturers for the construction of "PT" motor boats (PT = "Patrol Torpedo"). Built in the Annapolis Yacht Yard using a 72′ British Vosper design, her hard-chined, triple-ply mahogany hull is nearly flat at the stern, allowing her to “plane” on top of the water at speeds up to 42 knots, a necessity for quick getaways after a torpedo run. Most surviving boats appear to have been re-engined with turbo-diesels. The TV show boat was a British MTB replica, not an American PT. Elco boats sported six mufflers on the transom, one for each bank of six cylinders. I became a member just after. Part 2 video i thought this one lived for some years on the rondout in kingston owned, i thought, by rob ianucci. MTB 24 was one of three 72ft motor torpedo boats built by Thornycroft in their Hampton works on the Thames in 1938/39. Then I heard from a co worker that she was being resurrected at the Liberty air force museum so my wife and I will be traveling there this summer of 2016 to hopefully catch another ride this time under the power of the infamous Packard Merlins. I believe it was in the 60’s and lasted only a few years. In keeping with the rather confused situation, their orders were vague, being merely to obtain information on the situation and prevent the passage of enemy troops west by water.6, In the early hours of the 13th, they passed through the IJmuiden locks, travelled along the Noordzeekanal to Amsterdam, and passed through the east Oranjesluizen lock into the Dutch inland sea, the Zuider Zee. am looking Naval Historical Center FAQ [USN] US Navy PT Boat Lists; PT Boats … and the Boat brought to Kearney for rebuild. Warm sea temperatures would hinder the engine’s cooling systems and sea growth on the bottom of the boats would also reduce speed performance. When they cranked those diesels it was loud but what a chance to ride a piece of history! Original real photo royal navy motor torpedo boat h. british coastal craft royal navy mtb & german navy e-boat (s-boat… Due to the shortness in length, the Higgins models had to mount the older, longer torpedo tubes in a staggered overlapping configuration already angled outward for firing. PT boat hulls were composed of double planked 1″ mahogany fastened with monel (brass- aircraft type) screws. with her original Packard gas engines. I use to fire the 20mm, by dropping a M-80 done the barrel. I was a Sea Scout in North Plainfield N.J. one of 3 Sea Scout units in the area. The boats were 95′ in length and weighed in at 115 tons wet. Rich Sutphen Jr. Tremendously strong boats without any carbon fiber, fiberglass or high tech epoxy resin. 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. Back in the States the 23 and 25 boats went to the East coast and the 24 and 26 boats remained on the West coast. Don’t know whether it was the same as a PT but certainly very similar. they hard the most wonderful sound of any machine ever put together by man . I have a ladyfriend in England I’d like to see again. She was powered by two Detroit Deisels and did maybe 15 knots, no where near the 38 kts. I can dream can’t I. . £69.15. 10 watching. ... Used boat Motor … Luv, Boating and Beer (safely) Kurt. It even made attack runs on the other vessels at full speed. I will be going to the museum to see this incredible boat this week, taking my 82-year old dad with me. Explore 2 listings for Ex mod boats for sale UK at best prices. I was really sorry to see it go, but the person that bought it was a real jerk, who just wanted a toy, took it to New York and sort of neglegently trashed it. Craigslist has listings for boat in for sale by owner in the Norfolk / Hampton Roads area. In time she found her way to Bembridge Harbour where she became the houseboat Little Susie. hmmm . The outboard engine is a 1969 Johnson 55 hp. ... 20ft pontoon boat with motor … and open the engines up on the Raritan. YachtWorld currently has 2 J Craft yachts for sale, including 1 new vessels and 1 used yachts, listed by experienced dealerships … Picture of PT 658 underway on US Navy website, listed in all photoes section. It was impossible to move her in this condition and attempting to lift her would have caused the hull to collapse. P.T. Well, yes and no. The Policeman from Piscatawy,( I can’t remeber his name just know, his family may know more about what happened to the Sea Horse. However, because they were built using glue and laminated planking, the construction was referred to as “plywood” during World War II. The big downside to the Packard engine were their gas consumption, which was horrible. The second man backed out of the trip and my Great Uncle took it up by himself. Although several more boats of a similar design were ordered by the Admiralty in 1939, they were found to be underpowered and eventually handed over to the Army. The only one left is up in Portland, Oregon which was brought there from California. U.S.NAVY ELCO 80 MOTOR PATROL TORPEDO BOAT EARLY 1/48 ship Trumpeter model kit. Just finished fabrication of new binnacle for PT 305, being refurbished at New Orleans’ WWII Museum. It had two(2) diesel engines, I believe were turbo-charged mercedes. Regarding everyone’s comments about the fuel usage by these ships, first if you can afford the light sum of $1Million for PT728, fuel costing $5-$12 per gallon is really an insignificant amount…! under ww2, The engines alone, would be valuable now. Find Motor Boats for Sale in Owosso, MI on Oodle Classifieds. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ralph Radford (RELEASED Many fond memories of the Bay and Delta from its deck. What a beautiful hull and nice lines these had!!! To make up for these sales, the Admiralty ordered three more vessels from Vosper in September 1938. Boat 532 on patrol during WW 2 in the phillipines. there were three pt boats assigned as crash boats tocover saNGLEY POINT NAS AIRCRAFT NEEDS. They built many of those hulls in a special jig that enabled the workmen to roll the whole hull over for planking, and I understand it required over 1 million screws to plank an Elco hull. As Vosper did not have the immediate capacity, Thornycroft built MTB 28, whilst Camper & Nicholson built MTBs 29 and 30.1 MTB 28 was also built as a 72ft boat and incorporated several design improvements into the hull.2, All of Thornycroft’s boats were built at their Hampton works. J Craft is a more recent yacht builder in the boating world. Hello i have some parts for Packard 4m-2500.who has origin from So compelling was a PT boat’s performance that Nelson Rockefeller converted one into a high-speed yacht for commutes between Albany and New York City. Wooden Boat magazine (Aug ’16) has an excellent article on the restoration of PT658. $0. This boat is a “replica” of an Elco 80′ vessel. http://www.sutphenpowerboats.com/ Fuel – 100 octane aviation gasoline, 1200 hp – 1940 For those of you chomping at the bit to take issue with the word “plywood,” consider this; words often take on different meanings for succeeding generations…. 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…….. I’m from a navy family. It was a real hoot to go out on. until next time guys …be well. This boat has the Napier Deltic 18 cylinder turbodiesels, which they have on site. Free shipping. His relatives designed the PT boats and he builds 30 to 40 ft boats that very much resemble a PT boat. . When it was time to go to flank, you un-muffled a 4″ straight pipe right off the exhaust manifolds. Send me a Mail if you are interested,the parts is in good condition. Been a long time. maybe under Packerd TM, Dave, I been looking for a boatyard that will build a “large” Pt boat. PT boat duty was very dangerous and the squadrons suffered an extremely high loss rate in the war. . . Rich Sutphen Sr. Vosper Motor Torpedo Boat. This adaptable hull design allowed the vessel to be converted between a torpedo and gun boat … There are presently 4,378 boats for sale in Michigan listed on Boat Trader. Browse photos and search by condition, price, and more. I’m sure somewhere along the Mekong River remnants can be found of these magnificent vessels. My brother and I rode the boats a lot for trips in the Santa Catalina Sound. He was prone to sea sickness and the fumes from the three Pakards always aggravated the situation. Only 1 left! Long may old timers like myself strive to find/restore and keep this part of the Navy History alive. i wonder how Hammacher Schlemmer got ahold of it . 05280: 14.18 £ | Airfix Vosper motor torpedo boat, plastic model kit, scale 1:72, kit no. I know the town is small and several family members were on the force. My father and his older half brother purchased a M.T.B. The cheapest offer starts at £35,000. 7 watching. .Cheers. They show the entire construction of the 80 footers, and running sea trials after completion. Pretty certain there were quite a few of them. I flew Helo’s in Viet Nam……’ah to be young and crazy again! The P.T. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. One boat still had operational radar. I just came from the Deland, Fl NAS museum and got the honor of seeing the restoration they doing on PTF3. 🙂. My dad was one of the last anti aircraft gunners on the USS TEXAS, number 2 turret, blowing the “divine wind” out of the sky!! Used, E-Boat vs MTB: The English Channel 1941–45: E-boat vs mtb: the english channel 1941–45: 34. Berthon’s history with the Motor Gun Boats (MGB) and Motor Torpedo Boats (MTB) goes all the way back to 1939, when numerous MGB and MTB hulls and complete boats were built or fitted out at our boat yard during World War Two. This was in 1994.. P.T. I got to ride this boat when it was in Key West several years ago. Always been a fan of the PT Boats. Delivery is scheduled for May-’15 and we are in the process of getting a PT designation for her through the proper channels. http://www.sutphenboats.com/. I even got to take the helm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e6Ei5UvLqI For sale is a 1969 Astro Trihull Boat with trailer. I suppose one can inquire. my love for Historic Weapons,(pt boats,rifles,handguns,and fullyautomatic ones) will be with me till the day I’m gone. MTB 24 was placed on the disposal list in October 19459 and sold. 1/35th scale Photo-etched fret, ropes and screws are included for increased realism … You and see the 4 PT boats on blocks in Kingston, NY on Google maps and Street View. Motor Torpedo Boat Manual, February 1943. The ELCO boats had to have their tubes cranked outward to avoid running over the torpedo as it was being fired. I have always regarded the PT Boat the ultimate to own.I could do with living by a boat yard,an 80foot boat will not fit at home.Nice to Dream. have a nos 4m 2500 Packard for sale with transmission starter complete for running just add gas and oil. This was not available when I had commissioned a replica to be built to as exacting a standard as could possibly be with of course modern navigational equipment on board for the long journeys we have planned for her……………… 🙂 It was a short time after my deposit that PT728 came on the market, too late to pull out of our commissioned vessel. May the PT live on… if only in pictures… not many left. The forces of nature had profound effects on the PT boat’s speed. I remember reading a long time ago that one was still in use in the late 70’s early 80’s. Forty-three PT squadrons, each with 12 boats were formed during World War II by the U.S. Navy. The keel was rotten and the stern sagged dramatically, suggesting that the hull had lost all integrity. I’ve tried to track the 26 boat and the last place she was known to be was beached somewhere in the San Francisco bay area after being re-engined and run by Sea Scouts or some other such group. One was a long time Officer leader. Sutphen runner, how can richie sutphen be contacted, interested to know more of their work, I REBILT PT 515 FROM STEM TO STERN IT WAS CLARK GABLE BOAT ONE TIME NO ELCO WAS BUILT OF PLY WOOD THEY WERE DOUBLE PLANK CRIS CROSS MOGHANY OF DIFERENT SIZES MY FATHER ASK IF WE WERE EATING THE WOOD THE BOAT IS IN NEW YORK SEA PORT WHEN GOT IT THE KEEL WAS FULL OF TAR AND THE BOAT WAS CALLED TAR BABY IN PHILA WE CHANGED THE NAME TO FLAGSHIP III LARRY FLUEHR. If I am not mistaken, this boat was operated out of Key West, Fl recently as a tourist attraction. Most were BURNED after WW-II, but one did survive and it was owned by Ernest Borgnine from McHale’s Navy fame. Free postage. The Genuine PT Boat  favorite this post Nov 28 Chrysler Boat w/ 454 Chevy ... 19.5’ sea ray 302ci for sale or trade $4,000 … Bearings,piston,cylinder liner,…………………..ca,350kg unused parts. 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