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Latest Additions To Our Link Library

PT BOAT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP on Facebook (12/31/2013)

Diary of Lt. Cecil C. Sanders, U.S.N.R., while serving with Motor Torpedo Squadron 15 asn as Captain of P.T. Boat 216 in the
western Mediterranean during World War II

(this list is in alphabetical order)
At Close Quarters - PT Boats in the United States Navy
by Captain Robert J. Bulkley, Jr., USNR (Retired)
Battle Fleet Models - a ship modeling message board
Battleship Cove - home of the world's largest naval ship exhibit and the National PT Boat Museum.
Christian Sheppard-Capurro's - WWII PT & other boats - photo albums
Diary of Lt. Cecil C. Sanders, U.S.N.R., while serving with Motor Torpedo Squadron 15 asn as Captain of P.T. Boat 216 in the
western Mediterranean during World War II
Elco Electric Launch Company - Elco News
FineScale Modeler Magazine - The World's Online Hobby Shop - the online presence of a favorite...FineScale Modeler Magazine
HyperWar - A Hypertext History of the Second World War

John-Lambert-Plans.com: Plans, drawings and publications by John Lambert

John R Haynes Models is now offering a Comprehensive semi-kit [no timber or glue supplied] of a 1/24 scale [40" long] 486-563 series 80ft Elco PT.

This kit is now available. It includes Plan, Hull, Cockpit, Cabin, windows, raised deck between Cockpit and cabin, Dinghy, Decklights, Ventilators , Bofor kit, Oerlikon kit, 37mm cannon kit, bow and rear stanchion, Cleats, Anchor, Hatches, 4 Depthcharge kits, 4 Mk 13 aerial Torpedo kits, mufflers and butterfly valves, Fuel filler caps, Bow bullnose, Ships wheel and cockpit instrument panels, Mast assembly with radar dome, RU lockers ,Smoke generator kit, 2no. Twin Brownings in tubs kits, Mushroom vents and bow stanchion.This will be a Quality item. Price is to be announced, but it will be priced reasonably, to sell. John R Haynes Models USA Distributer is The Floating Drydock.

John R Haynes Models is also now offering a Comprehensive 1/24 scale semi-kit containing the majority of what you need to build an all singing, all dancing , Higgins PT BOAT [you provide the timber , glue and wire ,motors and props and R/C gear...plus some effort] to get this 39 " Quality model on the water. Loaded with guns and Torpedo and complete with cockpit and cabin and detail, should make quite a splash! This is a Quality item! See photo album here

Model Shipwrights, a site in the KitMaker Network, is an interactive community site with over 35,646 registered users. The plan is for this new site to become as much an online hub for ship builders.
Model Shipwrights : Book Review by Jim Adams: US 110' Sub Chasers
ModelWarships.com - the ship modeler's source
The National WWII Museum, located in New Orleans,Louisiana, this museum is a marvelous collection of WWII information.
Nautical Marine Models - models and model accessories
PT171.org - web site with info on the PT-171 and other WWII action
PT 728, Kingston, NY
Fully Restored WWII PT Boat
PT 728 is available for Public Events, Film and Private Charters throughout the New York Metropolitan Area and the Northeast.
PT Boats in Action - A Painting sent by a man in Italy

PT Boat Sound Effects

An online resource of various sounds of PT Boats...It's a blast!

PT BOAT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP on Facebook a wonderful interactive way to share information and photos on PT Boats and related military items.
SaveThe PTBoat.com - Here is a group in Portland, Oregon, that is working to restore the PT 658 - and they report that it is currently the only 100% authentically restored, floating and running US Navy PT Boat in the world!
SteelNavy.com: A scale ship modeling site.
Total Navy - Online Resource for all things that are Navy from around teh world!
VOSPER THORNYCROFT K.D. - Perkasa Fast Torpedo Boats
Warboats.org - sponsored by Combatant Craft of America
White Ensign Models - John Snyder reports that White Ensign Models has added several new groups of detailed items for PE 7205, PT-109/PT-117 and USN Bofors Mk3 as well as USN Mk 13 Torpedos and Roll-off Racks. It would be worth you time to review the White Ensign Pages and the White Ensign Catalog Elco Pages as they are continually adding new items.

If you have a favorite web site that deals with Naval History or the PT Boat, please drop me a note so I can check it out and add to my list here.