Allied Warships

USS PT 555

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.) 
Ordered15 Oct 1942 
Laid down28 Jun 1943 
Launched14 Sep 1943 
Commissioned26 Oct 1943 
Lost23 Aug 1944 
Loss position43° 19'N, 5° 30'E

The American motor torpedo boat USS PT 555 lost on 23 Aug 1944 in position 43° 19'N, 5° 30'E.

History

Mined and sunk off off Cape Couronne, southern France in position 43º19'N, 05º30'E.

 

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