Allied Warships

USS Alacrity (PG-87)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantPG-87 
Built byCollingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered6 Oct 1941 
Laid down6 Jan 1942 
Launched4 Sep 1942 
Commissioned10 Dec 1942 
End service4 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned 4 October 1945.
Stricken 24 October 1945.
Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal on 22 September 1945.
Sold to Societe Anonima Navigazione Toscana at Livorno, Italy (Cameli group). Rebuilt in Italy as cargo and passengers vessel from 1949 to 1951, and was in service between the continent (Italy) and the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago (Elba, Capraia, Gorgona and Pianosa), from 1953 until 1972. The ship was renamed Rio Marina (a small town on Elba) and than changed in Portoferraio (the major town of Elba Island).

 
Former nameHMCS Cornel

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1Hugh Mcleod Godsey, USNR10 Dec 1942 (1)

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