USS Brunswick (PF-68)
Frigate of the Tacoma class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Leatham D Smith Shipyard (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||8 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||16 Jul 1943|
|Launched||6 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||2 Oct 1944|
|End service||3 May 1946|
Decommissioned 3 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Brunswick (PF-68)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Benjamin B Sherry, USCGR||3 Oct 1944||8 Sep 1945 (1)|
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Notable events involving Brunswick include:
3 Jan 1945
USS Brunswick picks up 50 men from the American merchant Henry Miller that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-870 22 nautical miles southwest of Cape Spartel in position 35°51'N, 06°24'W.
20 Apr 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Selfridge (Lt.Cdr. J.A. Boyd, USN), USS Knoxville (Lt.Cdr. G.R. Reynolds, USCGR) and USS Brunswick (Lt.Cdr. B.B. Sherry, USCGR).