Allied Warships

HMS MTB 261 (MTB 261)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the ELCO 70' class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassELCO 70' 
PennantMTB 261 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Mar 1941 
Laid down9 Apr 1940 
Launched18 Oct 1940 
Commissioned11 Mar 1941 
Lost26 Aug 1945 

Former US PT 12 acquired on 11 March 1941
Foundered at Alexandria, Egypt on 26 August 1945


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