The PT Boat Forum

Forum Category: PT Boats of WWII

Forum Name: PT Boats - General

Topic: Newsreel of 70' ELCOs

A short but clear newsreel of the 70' boats at New York:



Posted By: alross2 | Posted on: Mar 16, 2012 - 4:46pm
Total Posts: 993 | Joined: Oct 30, 2006 - 8:19pm

Thanks Al. I had seen this footage before, and I still get goose bumps seeing the first of the Elco boats. Thanks for posting this, which I would love if it ran several minutes.

Posted By: Frank J Andruss Sr | Posted on: Mar 16, 2012 - 5:13pm
Total Posts: 3497 | Joined: Oct 9, 2006 - 6:09am

Hi Al,
Great movie of PT 9. I tried to down load the PT 9. Is there a way to eliminate all the

Victor K Chun

Posted By: victorkchun | Posted on: Mar 21, 2012 - 10:04am
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Here a British version of the same thing (with sound).


At this site, if you type in Motor Torpedo Boats in the search window, you'll find a couple of other British newsreels on American PT boats


Posted By: 29navy | Posted on: Mar 21, 2012 - 4:41pm
Total Posts: 598 | Joined: Dec 28, 2006 - 3:02pm