Allied Warships

USS PT 198

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.) 
Ordered25 Mar 1942 
Laid down25 Jun 1942 
Launched16 Sep 1942 
Commissioned7 Jan 1943 
End service15 Feb 1943 

Transferred to the Soviet Union on 15 February 1943 being renamed RPT 12.
Due to the cancellation of convoys to Russia in the spring of 1943, this ship ended up in Great Britain and was incorporated into the Royal Navy in April 1943 as target tower CT 17.

Career notesTo the Soviet Union as RPT 12

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