Allied Warships

USS Boggs (DMS 3)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDMS 3 
ModHigh speed minesweeper 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down15 Nov 1917 
Launched25 Apr 1918 
Commissioned23 Sep 1918 
End service30 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 29 June 1922.
Recommissioned on 19 December 1931.
Reclassified as light target number 2 IX-36(later AG-19) on 11 August 1931.
Converted to high speed minesweeper DMS-3 on recomissioned as such on 19 November 1940.
Reclassified AG-19 on 5 June 1945.
Decommissioned on 30 March 1946.
Stricken on 12 April 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 27 November 1946.


Commands listed for USS Boggs (DMS 3)

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1Lt.Cdr. Edwin Thomas Layton, USN28 Apr 19391 Apr 1941 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. David Gillies Roberts, USN1 Apr 194120 Mar 1942
3T/Lt.Cdr. Frank Paull Mitchell, Jr., USN20 Mar 194216 Jun 1943
4T/Cdr. Howard Riche Prince, USN16 Jun 194313 Mar 1944
5Lt.Cdr. William K Chisholm, USNR13 Mar 194419 Nov 1944
6Ralph Lee Roy Johnson, USN19 Nov 194413 Dec 1945

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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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