PT-325, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 21 (MTBRon 21) being hoisted aboard PT Boat tender USS Cyrene in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines, Jan 1945.

Caption   PT-325, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 21 (MTBRon 21) being hoisted aboard PT Boat tender USS Cyrene in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines, Jan 1945. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   19-N-78876
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Steve Voorhees says:
26 Aug 2016 05:19:10 AM

If you look closely, the PT boat being lifted has someone on board on the left side near the wheelhouse.
2. Buddy Stewart says:
6 Jan 2019 03:26:38 PM

As a side note, Don Rickles, actor and comedian, served as a Seaman First Class aboard Cyrene.

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