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Old Jan 06, 2013, 03:46 AM
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PT-595 through PT-624 has the masthead different than any pictures I have found. ELCO drawing E-2468 shows the masthead Nav light bracket. I wouldn't have known this but I'm modeling PT-615 and found this difference after looking through all the ELCO drawings.

As for the mast crossmembers, I don't know that they were full width with lightning holes. Unfortunately, the ELCO mast drawing doesn't exist (no image) on the microfilm.

I did find a Higgins mast drawing for the SO-3 radar unit and took liberties to make the ELCO mast similarly. The ELCO data I can find supports my assumtions. However, If you have data showing differently, I'm interested. Hope this helps.

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