Allied Warships

USS Colhoun (ii) (DD 801)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 801 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered4 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Aug 1943 
Launched10 Apr 1944 
Commissioned8 Jul 1944 
Lost6 Apr 1945 
Loss position27.16N, 127.48E
History

USS Colhound (Cdr. George R. Wilson) was sunk after being hit by four kamikaze aircraft north-west of Okinawa in position 27º16'N, 127º48'E, 35 of her crew were lost with the ship.

 

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1Lcmdr George Rees Wilson, USN8 Jul 19446 Apr 1945

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