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Welcome to PTF 3 Restoration Project

Boy Scout Troop 544, in an effort to keep older scouts interested in scouting after reaching the age of perfume and gasoline, the adult leadership began searching for a boat to serve as a High Adventure vessel that would support long trips and scuba diving. Fifty to eighty foot long liner shrimp boats, and trawlers were considered till a patrol boat in Ft. Lauderdale showed up in the for sale listings. Then committee member, Bob McCray contacted the owner, Bill Norton of General Propulsion who after many discussions donated the Patrol Torpedo Fast boat in December 2001 . . . read more

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DON BURK/The Times-Union--11/09/07--Vietnam Veterans honor and respect the U.S. flag during the parading of the colors at the beginning of the ceremony (foreground L-R) Bob Wilkinson and Mike Bradley ,PTF# 3 Board Member, salute along with Oliver J. Bradley (far right).

Please give what you can as we have never needed your support more urgently. If you prefer to donate by check please make it payable to:

PTF3 Restoration Project
910 Biscayne Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724
Please note PTF3 is a 501-C3 organization
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Sea Scouts restore the boat that started the Vietnam War . . .
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Admiral LeRoy Collins, Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs  visits PTF 3
July 2007
Admiral Collins Visit

Deland Sea Scouts Veteran's Day Parade Deland, Florida more...

Making progress on the PTF 3 more...