USS PT 206
Motor torpedo boat of the Higgins 78' class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Motor torpedo boat|
|Built by||Higgins Industies (New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||11 Jul 1942|
|Launched||16 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||30 Jan 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 being renamed MGB 177.
|Career notes||To Britain as MGB 177|
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Notable events involving PT 206 include:
9 May 1943
USS PT 206 sank the Italian auxiliary minesweeper Vanna Galleano (419 GRT) off the Skerkibank in the central Mediterranean.
22 Oct 1943
The US motor torpedo boats USS PT 206, USS PT 212 and USS PT 216 torpedo and sink the German auxiliary minelayer Juminda (742 GRT, former Italian Elbano Gasperi) 2 nautical miles west of San Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy in position 42°27'N, 11°05'E.