USS Oahu (PR-6)
River gunboat of the Panay class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Kiangnan Dock and Engineering Works (Shanghai, China)|
|Laid down||18 Dec 1926|
|Launched||26 Nov 1927|
|Commissioned||20 Oct 1928|
|Lost||6 May 1942|
|Loss position||14° 23'N, 120° 35'E|
The American river gunboat USS Oahu (PR-6) lost on 6 May 1942 in position 14° 23'N, 120° 35'E.
USS Oahu (Lt.Cdr. Douglas Elwin Smith) was scuttled to prevent her capture by the enemy off Corregidor, Philippines in position 14º23'N, 120º35'E.
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|Douglas Elwin Smith, USN||5 May 1942|
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