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USS George W. Ingram (DE 62 / APD 43)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - W - T - X
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row: American Campaign Medal
Second Row: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - WWII Victory Medal
Type: TE (turbine-electric drive, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1400 tons (light), 1740 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 9" (extreme)
Draft: 10' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 "D" Express boilers, G.E. turbines with electric drive, 12000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 kts
Range: 6,000 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 15 / 198
George W. Ingram (DE 62) Building and Operational Data:
06 February 1943: Keel laid by the Bethlehem Steel Corp. Hingham, Mass.
08 May 1943: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. James L. Ingram, mother of Seaman Second Class Ingram
11 August 1943: Commissioned, Lcdr Ernest R. Perry in command
23 February 1945: Reclassified APD 42, converted at Tompkinsville, N.Y. (Staten Island)
15 January 1947: Decommissioned at San Diego, Cal. after 3.4 years of service; mothballed in the Pacific Reserve Fleet at Bremerton, Wash.
01 January 1967: Struck from the NVR
16 May 1967: Transferred to Taiwan, renamed Kang Shan (PF-43) (stricken, 1978; scrapped, 1979)
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||undated wartime image Ingram was one of six ships in Escort Division 12. They were Fogg (DE 57), Gantner (DE 60), Lee Fox (DE 65), Foss (DE 59), and my ship Ira Jefferey (DE 63).
View the USS George W. Ingram (DE 62 / APD 43) DANFS history entry
located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
|George W. Ingram's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command
|1.) 11 Aug. 1943 - 11 Dec. 1943||Lcdr. Ernest Reide Perry (comm.)
|2.) 11 Dec. 1943 - .. .... 1946||Cmdr. Andrew Stewart Boyce, USNR
|3.) .. .... 1946 - 16 Jan. 1947||Lt. Norman Allan Smith (decomm.)
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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