Allied Warships

USS Gosselin (APD 126)

High speed transport of the Crosley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
PennantAPD 126 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Laid down17 Feb 1944 
Launched4 May 1944 
Commissioned31 Dec 1944 
End service11 Jul 1949 

Laid down as the Rudderow class destroyer escort USS Gosselin (DE 710).
Decommissioned on 11 July 1949.
Stricken on 1 April 1964.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 23 March 1965.


Commands listed for USS Gosselin (APD 126)

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1Joseph Bacon Fyffe, USNR31 Dec 1944

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Notable events involving Gosselin include:

Commanding Officers LCDR. Fyffe, Joseph B. 31 December 1944 - ? LCDR. Bradway Jr., William Samuel June 1948 - June 1949 (1)


  1. Personal communication

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