Allied Warships


Motor torpedo boat of the Higgins 78' class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMotor torpedo boat
ClassHiggins 78' 
Built byHiggins Industies (New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered19 Nov 1941 
Laid down23 Apr 1942 
Launched22 Aug 1942 
Commissioned8 Sep 1942 
Lost1 Feb 1945 
Loss position13° 55'N, 120° 36'E

Mistakenly sunk by the US destroyer USS Conyngham and the US destroyer escort USS Lough near Talin Point, Luzon, Philippines in position 13º55'N, 120º36'E.


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