Allied Warships


Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 77' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassELCO 77' 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Sep 1940 
Laid down29 Mar 1941 
Launched14 Jun 1941 
Commissioned12 Jul 1941 
Lost9 Apr 1942 
Loss position10° 16'N, 123° 52'E

Bombed and strafed by Japanese aircraft off Cauit Island, Philippines in position 10º16'N, 123º52'E.


Commands listed for USS PT 34

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Robert Bolling Kelly, USN9 Apr 1942

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