USS Farquhar (DE 139)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||14 Dec 1942|
|Launched||13 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||5 Aug 1943|
|End service||14 Jun 1946|
Decommissioned 14 June 1946.
Commands listed for USS Farquhar (DE 139)
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|1||Leslie Edward Rosenberg, USNR||5 Aug 1943||23 Mar 1944|
|2||Delton E Walter, USNR||23 Mar 1944|
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Notable events involving Farquhar include:
6 May 1945
German U-boat U-881 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-east of Newfoundland, in position 43°18'N, 47°44'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escort USS Farquhar.