Allied Warships

USS Luzon (PR-7)

River gunboat of the Luzon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
Built byKiangnan Dock and Engineering Works (Shanghai, China) 
Laid down20 Nov 1926 
Launched12 Sep 1927 
Commissioned1 Jun 1928 
Lost6 May 1942 
Loss position14° 23'N, 120° 35'E

USS Luzon (Lt.Cdr. G.M. Brooke) was scuttled to prevent her capture by the enemy off Corregidor, Philippines in position 14º23'N, 120º35'E
Raised and repaired by the Japanese and renamed Karatsu
Badly damaged on 3 March 1944 by the US submarine USS Narwhal in the Sulu Sea in position 08º55'N, 123º20'E.
Scuttled as blockship at Manila on 3 February 1945


Commands listed for USS Luzon (PR-7)

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1Lt.Cdr. George Magruder Brooke, USN19406 May 1942

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