Allied Warships

USS Ingraham (ii) (DD 694)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 694 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down4 Aug 1943 
Launched16 Jan 1944 
Commissioned10 Mar 1944 
End service16 Jul 1971 

Decommissioned and stricken 16 July 1971.
Transferred to Greece 16 July 1971 being renamed Miaoulis.
Miaoulis was stricken in 1992.
Miaoulis was finally sunk as a target on 9 October 2001.


Commands listed for USS Ingraham (ii) (DD 694)

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1Lcmdr Howard Wright Gordon, Jr., USN10 Mar 194423 Nov 1944
2John Francis Harper, Jr., USN23 Nov 1944Nov 1945
3Fenelon Aveilhe Brock, USNNov 1945Aug 1947

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Notable events involving Ingraham (ii) include:

31 Oct 1944
USS Ingraham (Cdr. Howard Wright Gordon, JR.) arrived at Eniwetok.

2 Jan 1945
USS Ingraham (Cdr. H.W. Gordon) departed from San Pedro Bay to participate in the invasion of Luzon at Lingayen Gulf.

6 Jan 1945
USS Ingraham (Cdr. H.W. Gordon) arrived at Lingayen Gulf.

16 Feb 1945
USS Barton and USS Ingraham are both damaged in collision off Iwo Jima in position 31°45'N, 141°54'E. The damaged destroyers and USS Moale depart from the area bound for Saipan.

17 Feb 1945
While en route to Saipan USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale sink the Japanese guard boats Nanshin Maru No.35 in position 30°00'N, 137°30'E, Kyowa Maru No.3 in position 31°00'N, 137°30'E.

18 Feb 1945
USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale sink the Japanese guard boat Fukuichi Maru No.5 in position 30°00'N, 141°00'E.

20 Feb 1945
USS Barton, USS Ingraham and USS Moale arrive at Saipan.

4 May 1945
While serving with the fleet in the Okinawa area USS Ingraham (Cdr. John Francis Harper, JR.) is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 27°10'N, 127°58'E. The damaged Ingraham was sent to the Hunters Point Navy Yard at San Francisco for repairs.

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Destroyers of World War Two

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U.S. Destroyers

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United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

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