The Genuine PT Boat.
This is PT
-728, a 66 1/2 year-old restored Patrol Torpedo Boat
from World War II. With a keel laid on August 10, 1945, she is one of 12 remaining PT boats
in ... speeds up to 42 knots, a necessity for quick getaways after a torpedo
run. So compelling was a PT boat
's performance that Nelson Rockefeller converted one into a high-speed yacht for ...