Allied Warships

USS Tenacity (PG-71)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byGrangemouth Dry Dock Co. (Grangemouth, Scotland): N.E. Marine 
Ordered25 Jul 1939 
Laid down31 Oct 1939 
Launched8 Jul 1940 
Commissioned11 Jun 1942 
End service22 Aug 1945 

Acquired by the U.S.Navy on 4 March 1942 at New York.
Commissioned in the U.S.N. after a refit on 11 June 1942.
Decommissioned at Harwich, England on 22 August 1945 and returned to the Royal Navy on 26 August 1945.
Stricken by the U.S.N. on 17 September 1945.
Sold on 9 July 1946.
Became merchant ship Maw Hwa in 1947.

Former nameHMS Candytuft

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Notable events involving Tenacity include:

24 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Tenacity (Lt. B.D. Barker Jr., USNR) and USCGC Laurel (Lt. C. Howard, USCG(R)).

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