USS Corpus Christi (PF-44)
Frigate of the Tacoma class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp. (Wilmington, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||8 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||17 Jul 1943|
|Launched||17 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Jan 1944|
|End service||2 Aug 1946|
Decommissioned 2 August 1946.
Commands listed for USS Corpus Christi (PF-44)
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|1||Cdr. William W Childress, USCG||29 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.