Allied Warships

USS Brunswick (PF-68)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byLeatham D Smith Shipyard (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down16 Jul 1943 
Launched6 Nov 1943 
Commissioned2 Oct 1944 
End service3 May 1946 

Decommissioned 3 May 1946.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Sold 9 April 1947.


Commands listed for USS Brunswick (PF-68)

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1Lt.Cdr. Benjamin B Sherry, USCGR3 Oct 19448 Sep 1945 (1)

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Notable events involving Brunswick include:

3 Jan 1945
USS Brunswick picks up 50 men from the American merchant Henry Miller that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-870 22 nautical miles southwest of Cape Spartel in position 35°51'N, 06°24'W.

20 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Selfridge (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Boyd, USN), USS Knoxville (Lt.Cdr. G.R. Reynolds, USCGR) and USS Brunswick (Lt.Cdr. B.B. Sherry, USCGR).

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