USS Bostwick
DE 103 (Cannon Class)

courtesey of: Dennis Timmins

Builder:        Dravo, Wilmington De.
Laid Down:      February 6 1943
Launched:       August 30, 1943
Commissioned:   December 1, 1943
Decommissioned: April 30, 1946
Fate:           Stricken (USN) 2/10/49;
                To China 12/14/48, Renamed 
                Tai Tsang.
                Escaped to Taiwan with 
                Nationalist forces in 1949. 
                Stricken - 1975 and broken up.

We are seeking information on the USS Bostwick and her crews. Files and photos may be emailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.

The E-mail:

Subject: DE-103 USS Bostwick
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001
From: Dennis Timmins for James M. Timmins

My Name is Dennis C. Timmins, the Bostwick was my deceased fathers station during WWII (James M. Timmins). I am still trying to aquire further details of his service but in the mean time I thougtht you might want a scan of the ship.

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