Historic WWII PT boat heads home through streets of New Orleans

A historic World War II boat that survived dozens of operations — and a few near-misses — on the other side of the Atlantic is finally heading home to the waters where its journey began more than 70 years ago.

PT-305, fresh off a multi-year restoration project at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, is traveling atop a barge set to reach the Industrial Canal near Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain by midday Tuesday.

“This is a big deal for all of us, but especially for the men and women for the last ten years who put blood, sweat and tears

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