Allied Warships

USS Ingersoll (DD 652)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 652 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down18 Feb 1943 
Launched28 Jun 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1943 
End serviceJan 1970 

Decommissioned 19 July 1946.
Recommissioned 4 May 1951.
Decommissioned in January 1970.
Stricken 20 January 1970.
Sunk as a target 19 May 1974.


Commands listed for USS Ingersoll (DD 652)

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1Cdr. Alexander Craig Veasey, USN31 Aug 194314 Feb 1945
2Cdr. Francis Joseph Lucien Blouin, USN14 Feb 194519 Jul 1946

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Notable events involving Ingersoll include:

25 Jul 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) topped off four of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Cotten (Cdr. F.T. Sloat, USN), USS Ingersoll (Cdr. A.C. Veasey, USN), USS Dortch (Cdr. R.C. Young, USN) and USS Sterett (Lt.Cdr. F.J.L. Blouin, USN), with fuel.

Media links

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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