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Thanks to Dennis Willard, more fotos of PT728 and the others along the Rondout.
According to their website, FleetObsolete has three additional boats: 459, 48, and 615, but I can’t
This one is PT 459, a Higgins 78′ built in Louisiana.
Before coming to FleetObsolete, PT 459 did time as Beachcomber IV, a Fire Island ferry.
For a sense of what is involved in a restoration, see the video of PT 305.
To see a group of Swedish torpedo boats at full speed, watch this video; the best part is from 7’20” to the end.
For an attractive restoration of a Higgins PT 658, click here.
For the sound of a Packard Marine engine in a non-marine application, click here.
For more PT background than I ever imagined and great vintage shots, click here.