Allied Warships

USS PT 301

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.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down19 Mar 1943 
Launched17 May 1943 
Commissioned4 Nov 1943 
End service 

Heavily damaged on 7 November 1944 by an accidental explosion at the forward base of Mios Woendi, Biak island in position 01.15S, 136.23E.
Repairs were deemed impossible and she was laid up as a constructive total loss (CTL).
Destroyed on 15 August 1945.


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