Allied Warships

USS Covington (PF-56)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byFroemming Brothers Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down1 Mar 1943 
Launched15 Jul 1943 
Commissioned17 Oct 1944 
End service16 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 16 March 1946.
Transferred to the United States Coast Guard 16 March 1946.
Returned to the U.S.N. 17 September 1946.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Sold to Ecuador on 28 August 1947.


Commands listed for USS Covington (PF-56)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

1Frederick S Brown, USCGR17 Oct 194419 Sep 1945 (1)

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Return to the Allied Warships section