USS PT-505 Under tow, after she struck a mine off St. Marcouf Island in the English Channel on 7 June 1944. She had settled heavily by the stern, as indicated by the dirty water line on her hull. Note the inscription Portland or Bust on her side. PT-505 was towed back to Portland, England, on 11 June 1944. Collection of Captain Mark Armistead, USNR (Deceased), 1985. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.