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Bastian

A bay on the Mississippi delta, in Plaquemines Parish, La., facing the GuIf of Mexico.

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After being reassigned to the Royal Navy, Bastian (ACV 37) was renamed Trumpeter (q.v.) on 24 August 1942, the day before her keel was laid at the Seattle Tacoma Shipbuilding Co., of Tacoma, Wash.

Robert J. Cressman



27 February 2006