USCGC Campbell (WPG 32)
Cutter of the Treasury class
|Navy||The United States Coast Guard|
|Built by||Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||1 May 1935|
|Launched||3 Jan 1936|
|Commissioned||16 Jun 1936|
|End service||1 Apr 1982|
Decommissioned on 1 April 1982.
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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)
- ADM 173/17813
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.