Allied Warships

USS PT 158

Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 80' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassELCO 80' 
Pennant 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered26 Mar 1942 
Laid down24 Aug 1942 
Launched7 Nov 1942 
Commissioned23 Nov 1942 
Lost2 Jul 1943 
Loss position8° 20'S, 157° 15'E
History

Beached and abandoned after being damaged by grounding off Munda Point, New Georgia, Solomon Islands in position 08º20'S, 157º15'E.

 

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