USS PT 172
Motor torpedo boat of the ELCO 80' class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Motor torpedo boat|
|Built by||Electric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||26 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||2 Oct 1942|
|Launched||17 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||2 Jan 1943|
|Lost||7 Sep 1943|
|Loss position||7° 34'S, 165° 35'E|
The American motor torpedo boat USS PT 172 lost on 7 Sep 1943 in position 7° 34'S, 165° 35'E.
Damaged by grounding and scuttled off Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands in position 07º34'S, 165º35'E.
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