Allied Warships

USS PT 59

Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 77' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassELCO 77' 
Pennant 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Apr 1941 
Laid down26 Jul 1941 
Launched8 Oct 1941 
Commissioned5 Mar 1942 
End service 
History

 

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1Lt. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, USNROct 1943

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