Allied Warships

USS Tutuila (PR-4)

River gunboat of the Wake class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
Built byKiangnan Dock and Engineering Works (Shanghai, China) 
Laid down17 Oct 1926 
Launched14 Jun 1927 
Commissioned2 Mar 1928 
End service18 Jan 1942 

Decommissioned on 18 January 1942
Lent to China on 19 March 1942 being renamed Mei Yuan
Permanently transferred to Nationalist China on 17 February 1948


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William Alger Bowers, USN16 Feb 1942

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