USS Pringle (DD 477)
Destroyer of the Fletcher class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Charleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||28 Jun 1940|
|Laid down||31 Jul 1941|
|Launched||2 May 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Sep 1942|
|Lost||16 Apr 1945|
|Loss position||27° 26'N, 126° 59'E|
The American destroyer USS Pringle (DD 477) lost on 16 Apr 1945 in position 27° 26'N, 126° 59'E.
Sunk by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft north-west of Okinawa in position 27º26'N, 126º59'E.
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Commands listed for USS Pringle (DD 477)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Harold Oscar Larson, USN||15 Sep 1942||Sep 1943|
|2||T/Cdr. George DeMetropolis, USN||Sep 1943||29 May 1944|
|3||John Lawrence Kelley, Jr., USN||29 May 1944||16 Apr 1945|
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