USS PT 509
Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 80' class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Motor torpedo boat|
|Built by||Electric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||27 Apr 1943|
|Laid down||6 Oct 1943|
|Launched||29 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||25 Jan 1944|
|Lost||9 Aug 1944|
|Loss position||49° 11'N, 2° 15'W|
USS PT 509 (Lt. H.M. Crist, USNR) was sunk by gunfire and ramming from a German minesweeper off Jersey, English Channel in position 49º11'N, 02º15'W.
Commands listed for USS PT 509
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|1||Ens. Harry Mohr Crist, USNR||???||9 Aug 1944 (+)|
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