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 down12 Apr 1941 
Launched25 Jun 1941 
Commissioned18 Jul 1941 
Lost1 Feb 1943 

Sunk off off Cape Esperance, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands by gunfire from the Japanese destroyer Kawakaze (offsite link).


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