Allied Warships

USS Vogelgesang (DD 862)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
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 
History

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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1Cmdr Otto William Spahr, Jr., USN28 Apr 194510 Jul 1946

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