Allied Warships

USS PT 311

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 down20 Apr 1943 
Launched19 Jun 1943 
Commissioned25 Jan 1944 
Lost18 Nov 1944 
Loss position43° 41'N, 9° 37'E

PT 311 (Lt.(jg) Brenton Welles Creelman, USNR) was mined and sunk south-south-west of La Spezia, Italy in position 43°51'N, 09°37'E.


Commands listed for USS PT 311

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1Ens. Brenton Wellis Creelman, USNR25 Jan 194418 Nov 1944 (+)

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