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80 Feet 1939 PA Navy Yard - Bureau of Ships

80 Feet 1939 PA Navy Yard - Bureau of Ships

$875,000 (USD)

Boat ID: 42536

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Boat Summary
$875,000 (USD)
Boat ID: 42536

*1939 PATROL TORPEDO BOAT P.T. 8/YF 110 WW2 HISTORY*   PT8 – YF110 - PATROL TORPEDO BOAT - 80 Foot Long 17 Foot Beam. All Aluminum Construction. 3 Axle Trailer included. Fitted with Twin Detroit Diesels 16cV71V's (30 knots) Built at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in 1939. A rare piece of history with Substantial Documentation and Records included in sale. According to historical experts, there are only 12 remaining PT Boats in the World. This boat was one of a few Navy Prototype boats. This boat was in service during WW2. This is the only known Aluminum hulled P.T. Boat in existence. Lengthy Documentation. Appraised at $3.75 Million in 2009 by 46 year Naval Expert. A variety of recent work has been completed on the boat. 110V power – New Gearbox. Shafts Heat Exchangers. Propellers. Hull is in excellent condition. Engines are started regularly and run strong.   Beautiful Helm. Looks Fantastic in the Water. All information provided in this add is subject to review of all documentation held by seller. Potential buyer can review and confirm accuracy of specifics provided at the time of viewing the vessel. USD. Located in Louisiana USA. Does not include transportation or international customs/VAT etc. We can refer you to a shipper and or Import Professional. BRIEF HISTORY : PT-7 Class Aluminum-hulled Motor Torpedo Boat (Prototype) - District Patrol Craft Built by Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA Ordered, 23 June 1939 Laid down, 29 December 1939 Launched, 29 October 1940 Placed in service with Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 1 as PT-8, 25 February 1941 Transferred to Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 2, 13 August 1941 Reclassified District Patrol Craft YP-110, 14 October 1941 Assigned to Inshore Patrol, Fourth Naval District, 1942 Placed out of service, date unknown Struck from the Naval Register, 10 January 1943 Authorization for machinery salvage and hull scrapping r, 01 February 1943 Hull apparently retained at Philadelphia Navy Yard for tests and sold postwar Video Available upon request at Antique Boat America

Location:
Grants Pass, OR
Views:
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Boat Details
Year:
1939
Manufacturer:
PA Navy Yard - Bureau of Ships
Model:
Patrol Torpedo PT8
Length:
80
Beam:
Engine Details
Year:
2000s (Approx)
Make:
16c71V Detroit Diesels
Cylinders:
12
Hours:
221 (Approx)
Max Speed:
Fuel Type:
Trailer Details
Year:
2000's
Manufacturer:
Custom
Axles:
3
Capacity:
60000
Brakes:
yes
Comments:
Other Information
Boat Cover:
No
Stereo:
No
Tonneau:
No
Spotlight:
No
Side Curtain:
No
Convertible Top:
No
Fume Detector:
No
Fire Extinguisher:
No
Comments:
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