Allied Warships

USS Hingham (PF-30)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-30 
Built byWalter Butler Shipbuilding Co. (Superior, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down25 Jul 1943 
Launched27 Aug 1943 
Commissioned3 Nov 1944 
End service5 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 5 June 1946.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Sold 15 August 1947 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Hingham (PF-30)

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1William K Earle, USCGR3 Nov 19445 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Hingham include:


26 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Hingham (Lt.Cdr. W.K. Earle, USCGR).

28 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Hingham (Lt.Cdr. W.K. Earle, USCGR), USS Gladwyne (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Miller, USCG) and USS Racine (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Waring, Jr., USCGR).


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