USS Ingraham (ii) (DD 694)
Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Allen M. Sumner|
|Built by||Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||4 Aug 1943|
|Launched||16 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||10 Mar 1944|
|End service||16 Jul 1971|
Decommissioned and stricken 16 July 1971.
Commands listed for USS Ingraham (ii) (DD 694)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Howard Wright Gordon, Jr., USN||10 Mar 1944||23 Nov 1944|
|2||T/Cdr. John Frank Harper, Jr., USN||23 Nov 1944||Nov 1945|
|3||T/Cdr. Fenelon Aveilhe Brock, USN||Nov 1945||Aug 1947|
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Notable events involving Ingraham (ii) include:
31 Oct 1944
USS Ingraham (Cdr. Howard Wright Gordon, JR.) arrived at Eniwetok.
2 Jan 1945
USS Ingraham (Cdr. H.W. Gordon) departed from San Pedro Bay to participate in the invasion of Luzon at Lingayen Gulf.
6 Jan 1945
USS Ingraham (Cdr. H.W. Gordon) arrived at Lingayen Gulf.
17 Feb 1945
While en route to Saipan USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale sink the Japanese guard boats Nanshin Maru No.35 in position 30°00'N, 137°30'E, Kyowa Maru No.3 in position 31°00'N, 137°30'E.
4 May 1945
While serving with the fleet in the Okinawa area USS Ingraham (Cdr. John Francis Harper, JR.) is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 27°10'N, 127°58'E. The damaged Ingraham was sent to the Hunters Point Navy Yard at San Francisco for repairs.
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