|USS George M. Campbell (DE-773)|
|Name:||USS George M. Campbell|
|Namesake:||Lieutenant, junior grade, George M. Campbell, (1907-1942), U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient|
|Builder:||Tampa Shipbuilding Company, Tampa, Florida|
|Laid down:||23 August 1943|
|In service:||25 October 1944 (to be towed for scrapping)|
|Fate:||Construction contract cancelled 11 September 1944; scrapped incomplete|
|Class & type:||Cannon-class destroyer escort|
|Length:||306 ft (93 m)|
|Beam:||36 ft 8 in (11.18 m)|
|Draft:||8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)|
George M. Campbell was laid down by the Tampa Shipbuilding Company at Tampa, Florida, on 23 August 1943. She was launched in 1944.
Before George M. Campbell could be completed, her construction contract was canceled on 11 September 1944. The incomplete ship was placed in non-commissioned service on 25 October 1944 for towing to Charleston, South Carolina, where she was stripped for spare parts and later scrapped.
References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Navsource Online: Destroyer Escort Photo Archive USS George M. Campbell (DE773)
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