USS Asheville (PG-21)
Gunboat of the Asheville class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Charleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1917|
|Launched||4 Jul 1918|
|Commissioned||6 Jul 1920|
|Lost||3 Mar 1942|
|Loss position||12° 33'S, 111° 35'E|
The American gunboat USS Asheville (PG-21) lost on 3 Mar 1942 in position 12° 33'S, 111° 35'E.
Information on this vessel and its final battle can be found at DANFS (offsite link).
Commands listed for USS Asheville (PG-21)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Jacob William Britt, USN||???||3 Mar 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Asheville include:
18 Mar 1945
The only survivor of the USS Asheville, Fireman 1st Class Fred L. Brown, died in a Japanese POW camp (DANFS). (1)
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