USS Saucy (PG-65)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||19 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||30 Oct 1939|
|Launched||14 Feb 1940|
|Commissioned||30 Apr 1942|
|End service||20 Aug 1945|
Ordered for French Navy but served in the Royal Navy.
|Former name||HMS Arabis|
Commands listed for USS Saucy (PG-65)
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|1||Lt. Andrew Jackson Smith, USN||30 Apr 1942||??? (1)|
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Notable events involving Saucy include:
15 May 1942
HMS H 28 (Lt. R.E. Boddington, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Lethbridge (T/Lt. H Freeland, RCNR), HMCS Shawinigan (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.P. Balfry, RCNR), HMCS Prescott (Lt. G.H. Davidson, RCN), HMS Churchill (Cdr.(Retd.) P.J. Fitzgerald, RN) and USS Saucy (Lt. A.J. Smith, USN). (2)
- ADM 173/17201
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.