Allied Warships


Motor torpedo boat of the Higgins 78' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassHiggins 78' 
Built byHiggins Industies (New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered19 Nov 1941 
Laid down25 Dec 1941 
Launched24 Jul 1942 
Commissioned12 Aug 1942 
Lost14 Jan 1945 
Loss position13° 50'N, 120° 10'E

Grounded at Baliquias Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands in position 13º50'N, 120º10'E. Destroyed to prevent capture.


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