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 down16 May 1942 
Launched23 Oct 1942 
Commissioned19 Dec 1942 
End service15 Feb 1943 

Transferred to the Soviet Union on 15 February 1943 being renamed RPT 4.
Due to the cancellation of convoys to Russia in the spring of 1943, this ship ended up in Great Britain and was incorporated into the Royal Navy in April 1943 as MTB 419.

Career notesTo the Soviet Union as RPT 4

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