Allied Warships

USS PT 353

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.) 
Ordered6 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Apr 1943 
Launched12 Jun 1943 
Commissioned2 Jul 1943 
Lost27 Mar 1944 
Loss position5° 17'S, 151° 01'E

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


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