Allied Warships

USS Temptress (PG-62)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe US Navy
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered31 Aug 1939 
Laid down9 Jul 1940 
Launched17 Oct 1940 
Commissioned21 Mar 1942 
End service20 Aug 1945 

Ordered for French Navy, but served in the Royal Navy as HMS Veronica. Transferred to the U.S.N. on 16 February 1942.
Commissioned in the U.S.N. on 21 March 1942.
Decomissioned by the U.S.N. on 20 August 1945.
Returned to the R.N. on 26 August 1945.
Sold to merchantile service and renamed Verolock in 1946. Verolock sank in 1947.
Raised and scrapped at Blyth, U.K. in 1951.

Former nameHMS Veronica

Commands listed for USS Temptress (PG-62)

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1Lt.Cdr. William Henderson Kirvan, USN21 Mar 1942

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