Allied Warships

USS PT 147

Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 80' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassELCO 80' 
Pennant 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered26 Mar 1942 
Laid down24 Jul 1942 
Launched6 Oct 1942 
Commissioned23 Oct 1942 
Lost19 Nov 1943 
Loss position5° 55'S, 147° 20'E
History

Damaged by grounding off Teliata Point, New Guinea in position 05º55'S, 147º20'E and scuttled.

 

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