Allied Warships

USS Halligan (DD 584)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 584 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down9 Nov 1942 
Launched19 Mar 1943 
Commissioned19 Aug 1943 
Lost26 Mar 1945 
Loss position26° 10'N, 127° 30'E
History

USS Halligan (Lt.Cdr. Edward Thomas Grace, USN) sank after striking a mine off south-west Okinawa in position 26º10'N, 127º30'E.
162 of her crew were lost with the ship.
In 1958 the remains of the ship were donated to the Ryukyus Islands for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Halligan (DD 584)

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CommanderFromTo
1Clarence Edward Cortner, USN19 Aug 1943Mar 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Edward Thomas Grace, USNMar 194526 Mar 1945

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Blood on the Sea

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United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

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