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NH 101278-KN USS PT-505

Photo #: NH 101278-KN USS PT-505
Title: USS PT-505
Description: 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.
Catalog #: NH 101278-KN
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