Allied Warships

USCGC Campbell (WPG 32)

Cutter of the Treasury class

NavyThe United States Coast Guard
PennantWPG 32 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down1 May 1935 
Launched3 Jan 1936 
Commissioned16 Jun 1936 
End service1 Apr 1982 

Decommissioned on 1 April 1982.
Sunk on 29 November 1984 as a target off Hawaii by the United States Navy.


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Notable events involving Campbell include:

4 Feb 1942
The British merchant Silveray is torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-751 south of Halifax in position 43°54'N, 64°16'W. USCGC Campbell later picks up 35 survivors and landed them at Argentia, Newfoundland.

15 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Venomous (Cdr. H.W. Falcon-Steward, RN), USCGC Campbell (Cdr. D.C. McNeil, USCG), HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Gregorie, RNR).

10 Feb 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. I.S. McIntosh, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Dauphin (T/Lt. M.H. Wallace, RCNR), HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. P.C. Evans, RCNR), HMS Ness (Lt.Cdr. T.G.P. Crick, DSC, RN), HMS Philante (Capt. A.J. Baker-Cresswell, DSO, RN), HMS Folkestone (Cdr.(Retd.) J.G.C. Gibson, OBE, RN), USS Spencer, USS Campbell and HMCS Rosthern (T/Lt. R.J.G. Johnson, RCNVR). (1)

11 Feb 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. I.S. McIntosh, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with USS Campbell, USS Lansdale and USS Hilary P. Jones. (1)

22 Feb 1943
The German U-boat U-606 was sunk in the North Atlantic east of Newfoundland, in position 47.44N, 33.43W, by depth charges from USCGC Campbell and the Polish destroyer Burza.


  1. ADM 173/17813

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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