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Topic: PT658 selling Original 24vdc Searchlight on Ebay
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Hello Shipmates!
Here at Save the PT Boat in Portland, we are selling one of our authentic WW2 Searchlights in order to raise cash for the restoration of PT658. Here is the information.
Navy PT Boat WW2 Rare Higgins Bronze Searchlight
Bidding Ends May 29, 201117:57:13 PDT
Item number: 330568004776

If you know anyone who collects authentic US Navy PT Boat memorabilia, please tell them this is available. Thanks!
Jerry Gilmartin PT658 Portland OR

The searchlight as it is mounted on display base
[image]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/Jerry%20Gilmartin/ebaypic.jpg[/image]

Bridge of PT461, a similar Higgins PT Boat shows same searchlight type in use during WW2
[image]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/Jerry%20Gilmartin/pt461bridge.jpg[/image]

Founding Member John Akin on PT658 next to searchlight

[image]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/Jerry%20Gilmartin/JohnAkinsearchlight.jpg[/image]

Jerry Gilmartin

Posted By: Jerry Gilmartin | Posted on: May 26, 2011 - 7:56pm
Total Posts: 1238 | Joined: Oct 8, 2006 - 11:16pm