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PT 796

Fall River, Massachusetts
County of Bristol.
Battleship Cove
National Register Number: 86000092
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Maritime: Vessel.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Exhibit; http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-pt796.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 14, 1986):
The best preserved of the three surviving "Higgins" type PT boats, PT 796 represents one of the two major types of PT boats used in combat during the World War II.


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