PT-434, an American built British Vosper design 70-foot motor torpedo boat shortly after completion at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, Mar 1944.

Caption   PT-434, an American built British Vosper design 70-foot motor torpedo boat shortly after completion at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, Mar 1944. ww2dbase
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Photos at Same Place Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Aug 2016

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
6 Aug 2016 10:06:51 PM

Note that the boat is painted in the standard British scheme for motor torpedo boats. This boat never saw US service but was transferred to the USSR where it was designated TK-565.

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