Allied Warships

USS George W. Ingram (DE 62)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassBuckley 
PennantDE 62 
Built byBethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down6 Feb 1943 
Launched8 May 1943 
Commissioned11 Aug 1943 
End service15 Jan 1947 
History

Converted to High Speed Transport and reclassified APD- 42 on 23 February 1945.
Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Stricken 1 January 1967.
Transferred to Taiwan 16 May 1967 being renamed Kang Shan.
Kang Shan was stricken in 1978 and broken up for scrap in 1979.

 

Commands listed for USS George W. Ingram (DE 62)

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CommanderFromTo
1Ernest Relde Perry, USN11 Aug 194311 Dec 1943
2Andrew Stewart Boyce, USNR11 Dec 1943

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Notable events involving George W. Ingram include:


10 Feb 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Long Island Sound together with USS George W. Ingram (Lt.Cdr. A.S. Boyce, USNR).

11 Feb 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Long Island Sound together with USS George W. Ingram (Lt.Cdr. A.S. Boyce, USNR).

12 Feb 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Long Island Sound together with USS George W. Ingram (Lt.Cdr. A.S. Boyce, USNR).

18 Feb 1945
USS Capitaine (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Friedrick, USN) conducted exercises in Long Island Sound together with USS George W. Ingram (Lt.Cdr. A.S. Boyce, USNR).

19 Feb 1945
USS Capitaine (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Friedrick, USN) conducted exercises in Long Island Sound together with USS George W. Ingram (Lt.Cdr. A.S. Boyce, USNR).

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin


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