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The December 8, 1944, commissioning photograph of PT-305’s first crew. Top row: Leonard Martyr, James Nerison, Benedict Bronder, Joseph Cirlot, Percy Wallace, William Minnick, William Borsdorff. Second Row: George Miles, Frank Crane, Donald Weamer, Fernando Ferrini. Bottom: William Schoonover. Gift of Mitchell Cirlot.

 

An unidentified serviceman handles PT-305’s port-side .50-caliber Browning machine gun, or “gun tub.” Gift of Cathy Kaminski.

 

Ensign Bleeker Morse (left) and Lieutenant Junior Grade Allan Purdy on the bridge of PT-305 in Leghorn (Livorno), Italy, on March 16, 1945. The “kill plaques” on the chart house signify the two enemy craft sunk by PT-305 to that date. Gift of Joseph Brannan.

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PT-305, its stern removed during postwar commercial service, returns home to New Orleans in 2007.

 

PT-350 inside the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, which features glass exterior walls that allow the public a permanent, behind-the-scenes view of the restoration and preservation of priceless World War II artifacts.

 

PT-350 inside the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, which features glass exterior walls that allow the public a permanent, behind-the-scenes view of the restoration and preservation of priceless World War II artifacts.

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PT-305 under renovation inside the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion.

 

Thomas Czekanski, the Museum’s senior curator and restorations manager, with PT-305 shortly after her 2007 return to New Orleans.

 

Hull ribs surround PT-305’s bow and crew’s quarters.

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PT-305 in late 2015.

 

PT-305 in late 2015.

 

PT-305 in late 2015.

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