Allied Warships

USS PT 197

Motor torpedo boat of the Higgins 78' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassHiggins 78' 
Pennant 
Built byHiggins Industies (New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Mar 1942 
Laid down23 Jun 1942 
Launched7 Sep 1942 
Commissioned5 Jan 1943 
End service15 Feb 1943 
History

Transferred to the Soviet Union on 15 February 1943 being renamed RPT 11.
Due to the cancellation of convoys to Russia in the spring of 1943, this ship ended up in Great Britain and was incorporated into the Royal Navy in April 1943 as target tower CT 16.

 
Career notesTo the Soviet Union as RPT 11

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