USS PT 493
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||27 Apr 1943|
|Laid down||17 Aug 1943|
|Launched||6 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||6 Dec 1943|
|Lost||25 Oct 1944|
|Loss position||10° 15'N, 125° 23'E|
The American motor torpedo boat USS PT 493 lost on 25 Oct 1944 in position 10° 15'N, 125° 23'E.
Sunk by Japanese gunfire during the Battle of Surigao Strait in position 10º15'N, 125º23'E.
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