Allied Warships

USCGC General Greene (WPC 140)

Patrol vessel of the Active class

NavyThe United States Coast Guard
TypePatrol vessel
PennantWPC 140 
Built byAmerican Brown Boveri Electric Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down2 Dec 1926 
Launched14 Feb 1927 
Commissioned7 Apr 1927 
End service15 Nov 1968 

Decommissioned on 15 November 1968.


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Notable events involving General Greene include:

26 May 1941
USCGC General Greene picks up the survivors from the British merchant Marconi that had been sunk by German U-boat U-98 south-south-east of Cape Farewell in approx. position 58°N, 41°W on 21 May.

5 Jun 1942
USCGC General Greene picks up ten survivors from the Dutch merchant Polyphemus that had been sunk by the German submarine U-578 in position 38°12'N, 63°22'W on 27 May 1942.

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