USCGC Campbell (WPG 32)
Cutter of the Treasury class
|Navy||The United States Coast Guard|
|Built by||Philadelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||1 May 1935|
|Launched||3 Jan 1936|
|Commissioned||16 Jun 1936|
|End service||1 Apr 1982|
Decommissioned on 1 April 1982.
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Notable events involving Campbell include:
4 Feb 1942
The British merchant Silveray is torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-751 south of Halifax in position 43°54'N, 64°16'W. USCGC Campbell later picks up 35 survivors and landed them at Argentia, Newfoundland.
15 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Venomous (Cdr. H.W. Falcon-Steward, RN), USCGC Campbell (Cdr. D.C. McNeil, USCG), HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Gregorie, RNR).
16 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Gregorie, RNR), USCGC Campbell (Cdr. D.C. McNeil, USCG), USS Courage (Lt. C.S. Barker, Jr., USN) and USS Surprise (Lt. R.C.D. Hunt, Jr., USN). (1)
10 Feb 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. I.S. McIntosh, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Dauphin (T/Lt. M.H. Wallace, RCNR), HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. P.C. Evans, RCNR), HMS Ness (Lt.Cdr. T.G.P. Crick, DSC, RN), HMS Philante (Capt. A.J. Baker-Cresswell, DSO, RN), HMS Folkestone (Cdr.(Retd.) J.G.C. Gibson, OBE, RN), USS Spencer, USS Campbell and HMCS Rosthern (T/Lt. R.J.G. Johnson, RCNVR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17813
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.