USS Impulse (PG-68)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Ordered||25 Jul 1939|
|Laid down||13 Mar 1940|
|Launched||18 Sep 1940|
|Commissioned||10 Mar 1942|
|End service||22 Aug 1945|
Commissioned at London, England on 10 March 1942, Lt. C. M. Lyons in command.
|Former name||HMS Begonia|
Commands listed for USS Impulse (PG-68)
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|1||Lt. Charles Malaher Lyons, Jr., USN||16 Mar 1942||??? (1)|
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Notable events involving Impulse include:
6 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with USS Temptress (Lt.Cdr. W.H. Kirvan, USN) and USS Ready (Lt. E.C. Woodward, USN) and USS Impulse (Lt. C.M. Lyons, Jr., USN). (2)
8 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with the Escort Group B 6 and later with HMS Salisbury (Lt.Cdr. M.H.R. Crichton, RN), USS Ready (Lt. E.C. Woodward, USN) and USS Impulse (Lt. C.M. Lyons, Jr., USN). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)