Re: [MV] PT Boats gasoline

DP Dusenbury (
Mon, 13 Jul 1998 20:23:20 -0400

Gil Huguley wrote:
> I don't know what the displacement was on the PT boat engines, but I would not be surprised at a fuel consumption of 80 to 100 gallons per hour (per engine)!

I picked up on a website the other day that PTB's carried about 3000
gallons, and would typically burn 2500 gallons on an overnight patrol,
which was typically a 2hr run at speed, then overnight at idle speed,
and a full-speed run back to the barn.



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