Allied Warships

USS PT 117

Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 80' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassELCO 80' 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1942 
Laid down10 Apr 1942 
Launched15 Jul 1942 
Commissioned4 Aug 1942 
Lost1 Aug 1943 
Loss position8° 24'S, 157° 19'E

Beached and abandoned at Rendova Harbor, Lumbari Island, Solomon Islands in position 08º24'S, 157º19'E after being damaged by a Japanese dive bomber.


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