Allied Warships

USS Haggard (DD 555)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 555 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down27 Mar 1942 
Launched9 Feb 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1943 
End service1 Nov 1945 
History

Heavily damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft on 29 April 1945 while off Okinawa.
Decommissioned 1 November 1945.
Stricken 16 November 1945.
Sold in 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

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CommanderFromTo
1David Alonzo Harris, USN31 Aug 194330 Jan 1945
2Verner Jensen Soballe, USN30 Jan 194526 Sep 1945

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