|1944 - 1971
|The US Navy had four ships named after Captain Duncan Nathaniel Ingraham.
The first USS Ingraham DD-111 career was short-lived.
She was converted to a mine layer - DM-9. Later she was used for target practice and sunk in 1937.
Another Ingraham (DD-444) sank in a mid-Atlantic collision with a tanker.
The DD-694 was the third Ingraham, our ship did her part in WWII and earned the Navy Unit Citation for
actions off Okinawa and four Battle Stars for her service.
She later received a fifth star for service in Korea.
On 31 October 1965 the Ingraham arrived in Yokosuka, Japan for resupply operations in the South China
Sea. On 12 November 1965 the Ingraham steamed 10 miles up the Saigon River in South Vietnam to
bombard enemy supply bases.
The Ingraham operated with Task Force 77 off China's Tainan Island in early January 1966.
The Ingraham was decommissioned in 1971 and transferred to the Greek Navy. she was renamed
She was stricken from active duty in 1992 and was anchored in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece.
In 2001 she was used for target practice and sunk by the Greek Navy.
(It took two torpedo's to sink her!)
The last ship to carry the name Ingraham is FFG-61 and she is in service in the Pacific Fleet.
The FFG-61 is home-ported in Everett, WA.
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