Allied Warships

Motor torpedo boats

Higgins 78' class

209 ships

Technical information

TypeMotor torpedo boat
Displacement43 BRT 
Length78 feet 
Complement11 men 
Armament1 20mm
4 MG (2x2)
4 21" torpedo tubes 
Max speed40 knots
Engines3 engines, 3 shafts 
Power4050 HP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Higgins 78' class


US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS PT 197 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 11)
USS PT 198 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 12)
USS PT 199
USS PT 200 Lost on 22 Feb 1944
USS PT 201 (To Britain as MGB 181)
USS PT 202 Lost on 16 Aug 1944
USS PT 203 (To Britain as MGB 189)
USS PT 204 (To Britain as MGB 182)
USS PT 205 (To Britain as MGB 190)
USS PT 206 (To Britain as MGB 177)
USS PT 207 (To Britain as MGB 183)
USS PT 208 (To Britain as MGB 184)
USS PT 209 (To Britain as MGB 185)
USS PT 210 (To Britain as MGB 191)
USS PT 211 (To Britain as MGB 186)
USS PT 212 (To Britain as MGB 192)
USS PT 213 (To Britain as MGB 187)
USS PT 214 (To Britain as MGB 178)
USS PT 215 (To Britain as MGB 179)
USS PT 216 (To Britain as MGB 180)
USS PT 217 (To Britain as MGB 188)
USS PT 218 Lost on 16 Aug 1944
USS PT 219
USS PT 220
USS PT 221
USS PT 222
USS PT 223
USS PT 224
USS PT 225
USS PT 226
USS PT 227
USS PT 228
USS PT 229
USS PT 230
USS PT 231
USS PT 232
USS PT 233
USS PT 234
USS PT 235
USS PT 236
USS PT 237
USS PT 238
USS PT 239 Lost on 14 Dec 1943
USS PT 240
USS PT 241
USS PT 242
USS PT 243
USS PT 244
USS PT 245
USS PT 246
USS PT 247 Lost on 5 May 1944
USS PT 248
USS PT 249
USS PT 250
USS PT 251 Lost on 26 Feb 1944
USS PT 252
USS PT 253
USS PT 254
USS PT 265 (To the Soviet Union as TK 202)
USS PT 266 (To the Soviet Union as TK 203)
USS PT 267 (To the Soviet Union as TK 204)
USS PT 268 (To the Soviet Union as TK 205)
USS PT 269 (To the Soviet Union as TK 206)
USS PT 270 (To the Soviet Union as TK 207)
USS PT 271 (To the Soviet Union as TK 208)
USS PT 272 (To the Soviet Union as TK 209)
USS PT 273 (To the Soviet Union as TK 210)
USS PT 274 (To the Soviet Union as TK 211)
USS PT 275 (To the Soviet Union as TK 212)
USS PT 276 (To the Soviet Union as TK 213)
USS PT 277
USS PT 278
USS PT 279 Lost on 11 Feb 1944
USS PT 280
USS PT 281
USS PT 282
USS PT 283 Lost on 17 Mar 1944
USS PT 284
USS PT 285
USS PT 286
USS PT 287
USS PT 288
USS PT 289 (To the Soviet Union as TK 215)
USS PT 290 (To the Soviet Union as TK 216)
USS PT 291 (To the Soviet Union as TK 217)
USS PT 292 (To the Soviet Union as TK 218)
USS PT 293 (To the Soviet Union as TK 222)
USS PT 294 (To the Soviet Union as TK 219)
USS PT 295
USS PT 296
USS PT 297
USS PT 298
USS PT 299
USS PT 300 Lost on 18 Dec 1944
USS PT 301
USS PT 302
USS PT 303
USS PT 304
USS PT 305
USS PT 306
USS PT 307
USS PT 308
USS PT 309
USS PT 310
USS PT 311 Lost on 18 Nov 1944
USS PT 312
USS PT 313
USS PT 450
USS PT 451
USS PT 452
USS PT 453
USS PT 454
USS PT 455
USS PT 456
USS PT 457
USS PT 458
USS PT 459
USS PT 460
USS PT 461
USS PT 462
USS PT 463
USS PT 464
USS PT 465
USS PT 466
USS PT 467
USS PT 468
USS PT 469
USS PT 470
USS PT 471
USS PT 472
USS PT 473
USS PT 474
USS PT 475
USS PT 476
USS PT 477
USS PT 478
USS PT 479
USS PT 480
USS PT 481
USS PT 482
USS PT 483
USS PT 484
USS PT 485
USS PT 625 (To the Soviet Union as TK 851)
USS PT 626 (To the Soviet Union as TK 852)
USS PT 627 (To the Soviet Union as TK 853)
USS PT 628 (To the Soviet Union as TK 854)
USS PT 629 (To the Soviet Union as TK 855)
USS PT 630 (To the Soviet Union as TK 856)
USS PT 631 (To the Soviet Union as TK 857)
USS PT 632 (To the Soviet Union as TK 858)
USS PT 633 (To the Soviet Union as TK 859)
USS PT 634 (To the Soviet Union as TK 860)
USS PT 635 (To the Soviet Union as TK 861)
USS PT 636 (To the Soviet Union as TK 862)
USS PT 637 (To the Soviet Union as TK 863)
USS PT 638 (To the Soviet Union as TK 864)
USS PT 639 (To the Soviet Union as TK 865)
USS PT 640 (To the Soviet Union as TK 866)
USS PT 641 (To the Soviet Union as TK 867)
USS PT 642 (To the Soviet Union as TK 868)
USS PT 643 (To the Soviet Union as TK 869)
USS PT 644 (To the Soviet Union as TK 870)
USS PT 645 (To the Soviet Union as TK 871)
USS PT 646 (To the Soviet Union as TK 872)
USS PT 647 (To the Soviet Union as TK 873)
USS PT 648 (To the Soviet Union as TK 874)
USS PT 649 (To the Soviet Union as TK 875)
USS PT 650 (To the Soviet Union as TK 876)
USS PT 651 (To the Soviet Union as TK 877)
USS PT 652 (To the Soviet Union as TK 878)
USS PT 653 (To the Soviet Union as TK 879)
USS PT 654 (To the Soviet Union as TK 880)
USS PT 655 (To the Soviet Union as TK 881)
USS PT 656 (To the Soviet Union as TK 882)
USS PT 657
USS PT 658
USS PT 659
USS PT 660
USS PT 71
USS PT 72
USS PT 73 Lost on 14 Jan 1945
USS PT 74
USS PT 75
USS PT 76
USS PT 77 Lost on 1 Feb 1945
USS PT 78
USS PT 79 Lost on 1 Feb 1945
USS PT 791
USS PT 792
USS PT 793
USS PT 794
USS PT 795
USS PT 796
USS PT 797
USS PT 798
USS PT 799
USS PT 80
USS PT 800
USS PT 801
USS PT 802
USS PT 803
USS PT 804
USS PT 81
USS PT 82
USS PT 83
USS PT 84
USS PT 85 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 1)
USS PT 86 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 2)
USS PT 87 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 3)
USS PT 88 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 4)
USS PT 89 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 5)
USS PT 90 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 6)
USS PT 91 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 7)
USS PT 92 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 8)
USS PT 93 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 9)
USS PT 94 (To the Soviet Union as RPT 10)


209 Motor torpedo boats of the Higgins 78' class. 13 of them were lost.

Strikeout means that ship was cancelled (not finished) - not counted in class figures.

See all Motor torpedo boat classes.


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