USS PT 212
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||10 Aug 1942|
|Launched||7 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||11 Feb 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 being renamed MGB 192.
|Career notes||To Britain as MGB 192|
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Notable events involving PT 212 include:
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.