Allied Warships

USS Oahu (PR-6)

River gunboat of the Panay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
ClassPanay 
PennantPR-6 
Built byKiangnan Dock and Engineering Works (Shanghai, China) 
Ordered 
Laid down18 Dec 1926 
Launched26 Nov 1927 
Commissioned20 Oct 1928 
Lost6 May 1942 
Loss position14° 23'N, 120° 35'E
History

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, USN5 May 1942

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