USS Restless (PG-66)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||19 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||30 Oct 1939|
|Launched||24 Feb 1940|
|Commissioned||15 Mar 1942|
|End service||20 Aug 1945|
Ordered for French Navy but served in the Royal Navy as HMS Periwinkle.
|Former name||HMS Periwinkle|
Commands listed for USS Restless (PG-66)
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|1||Lt. Elmer Cecil Long, USN||15 Mar 1942||(1)|
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Notable events involving Restless include:
10 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Georgetown (Lt.Cdr. P.G. MacIver, RNR), HMS Salisbury (Lt.Cdr. M.H.R. Crichton, RN), HMS Asphodel (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) K.W. Stewart, RN), HMS Rockingham (Lt.Cdr. A.H.T. Johns, RN), USS Temptress (Lt.Cdr. W.H. Kirvan, USN) and USS Restless (Lt. E.C. Long, USN). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)