Allied Warships

USS Vogelgesang (DD 862)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 862 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down3 Aug 1944 
Launched15 Jan 1945 
Commissioned28 Apr 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 24 February 24 1982.
Transferred To Mexico 24 February 1982 being renamed Ilhuicamina.


Commands listed for USS Vogelgesang (DD 862)

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1T/Cdr. Otto William Spahr, Jr., USN28 Apr 194510 Jul 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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