Davenport (PF-69) - WW II Patrol Frigate
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|These pages tell the story of the U.S.S. Davenport, a Tacoma Class U.S. Navy Patrol Frigate that was manned by U.S. Coast Guard personnel. During 1945, she saw duty on an anti-sub patrol, as an escort for a North Atlantic convoy and as a weather ship off the coast of Newfoundland, logging more than 24,000 nautical miles at sea.|
the USS Davenport, taken on 26 June 1945 in Charleston
Harbor, SC, en route to Argentia,
Newfoundland. (Nat'l Archives Photo RG19-LCM, Box 515, #BS85243)
Coast Guardsmen, serving on a Navy ship, we have the double
carrying out the highest traditions of both services.
We know what our job is. We will do it well. Together."
Cdr. Henry F.Stolfi,
Commanding Officer, USS Davenport
15 Feb 1945
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