Allied Warships

USS Corpus Christi (PF-44)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

USS Corpus Chrisi (PF-44). US Navy photo NH 74296.

NavyThe US Navy
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp. (Wilmington, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down17 Jul 1943 
Launched17 Aug 1943 
Commissioned29 Jan 1944 
End service2 Aug 1946 

Decommissioned 2 August 1946.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Sold 3 October 1947 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Corpus Christi (PF-44)

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1Cdr. William W Childress, USCG29 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.

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