The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana has launched a Kickstarter Campaign to raise $100,000 to complete its restoration of the PT-305 boat. The museum hopes to have the boat sailing Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain by early next year. The battle-hardened WWII boat conducted more than 77 offensive patrols and operations, fought in 11 separate actions and sank three German ships during its 14-month deployment. The funds raised will cover all of the costs that are needed to transport the boat to the water and cover all the testing and certifications so the boat is ready to operate. For more information, visit the Launch PT-305! Kickstarter webpage.
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