Allied Warships

USS Corpus Christi (PF-44)

Frigate of the Tacoma class


USS Corpus Chrisi (PF-44). US Navy photo NH 74296.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-44 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp. (Wilmington, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down17 Jul 1943 
Launched17 Aug 1943 
Commissioned29 Jan 1944 
End service2 Aug 1946 
History

Decommissioned 2 August 1946.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Sold 3 October 1947 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Corpus Christi (PF-44)

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1Cdr. William W Childress, USCG29 Jan 1944??? (1)

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Notable events involving Corpus Christi include:


13 Feb 1945
USS Corpus Christi picks up 92 survivors from the American merchant Peter Silvester that was torpedoed and sunk on 6 February by German U-boat U-862 south-west of Australia in position 34°19'S, 99°37'E.


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