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Among cargo on sunk cargo Vessel "Andrew G. Curtin" 26 Jan 1944 are
2 "PT boats"

One is identited as PCT-39
http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/3572.html

Only PT-39 I could find is at
http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/05039.htm

Can someone explain....were these PTC made for Allies?






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PTC-39 was a 63' Model 293 patrol craft based on the Miami Shipbuilding design for a 63' Aviation Rescue Boat. It and sister PTC-38 were being shipped to Russia aboard ANDREW G. CURTIN when that ship was sunk. This is PTC-62, a sister:


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