Allied Warships

USS PT 166

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 down15 Sep 1942 
Launched30 Nov 1942 
Commissioned15 Dec 1942 
Lost20 Jul 1943 
Loss position8° 15'S, 156° 53'E
History

Mistakenly sunk by USAAF B-25s in Ferguson Passage, Solomon Islands in position 08º15'S, 156º53'E.

 

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