Allied Warships

USS PT 121

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 down25 Apr 1942 
Launched25 Jul 1942 
Commissioned27 Aug 1942 
Lost27 Mar 1944 
Loss position5° 17'S, 151° 01'E

Mistakenly sunk by Australian aircraft at Bangula Bay, Bismarck Archipelago in position 05º17'S, 151º01'E.


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