Allied Warships

USS PT 212

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 down10 Aug 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned11 Feb 1943 
End service 1944 
History

Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 being renamed MGB 192.

 
Career notesTo Britain as MGB 192

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Notable events involving PT 212 include:


22 Oct 1943
The US motor torpedo boats USS PT 206, USS PT 212 and USS PT 216 torpedo and sink the German auxiliary minelayer Juminda (742 GRT, former Italian Elbano Gasperi) 2 sm west of San Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy in position 42°27'N, 11°05'E.


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