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PT 658 is one of two fully operational PT boats in the United States. The second is PT 305, located in New Orleans, and spare parts from PT 658 were used in the restoration of PT 305.
In 1993, she was donated by the late owner’s estate to the veterans of Save the PT Boat, Inc. of Portland, Oregon. PT-658 was transported from Alameda to Portland in May 1994 by the 144th Transportation Unit of the Washington National Guard on the deck of the U.S. Army Logistics Support Vessel General Brehon B. Somervell (LSV-3). – from Wikipedia
The photo shows PT 658 in her original camouflage paint scheme and was taken by Jngilmar running at 35 knots on the Columbia River near St. Helens, OR.
PT-658’s restoration includes (non-functional replicas of) a full armament of four Mark 13 torpedoes, two twin .50 caliber Browning M2 machine guns, a 40 mm Bofors cannon, two 20 mm Oerlikon cannon, two eight-cell Mark 50 Spin Stabilized 5 inch rocket launchers, two Mark 6 300 lb (140 kg) TNT depth charges, and a 60 m M2 mortar. She has three working 1,850 hp (1,380 kW) Packard 5M-2500 V12 gasoline engines.
Restoration work took about 10 years and was done by volunteers who served on PT Boats during WWII, as well as Korean and Vietnam veterans.