USS Courage (PG-70)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||19 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||14 Nov 1939|
|Launched||20 Apr 1940|
|Commissioned||3 Apr 1942|
|End service||22 Aug 1945|
Decommissioned at Harwich, England on 22 August 1945 and returned to the Royal Navy the next day.
|Former name||HMS Heartsease|
Commands listed for USS Courage (PG-70)
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|1||Lt. Christopher Sylvanus Barker, Jr., USN||3 Apr 1942||??? (1)|
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Notable events involving Courage include:
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). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)