Allied Warships

USS Coghlan (DD 606)

Destroyer of the Bristol class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 606 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down28 Mar 1941 
Launched12 Feb 1942 
Commissioned10 Jul 1942 
End service31 Mar 1947 

Decommissioned 31 March 1947.
Stricken 1 July 1971.
Sold 12 June 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Coghlan (DD 606)

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1Lt.Cdr. Benjamin Francis Tompkins, USN10 Jul 194231 Jul 1943
2T/Lt.Cdr. Benjamin Ballard Cheatham, USN31 Jul 194316 Mar 1945
3Cdr. Irving Joseph Superfine, USN16 Mar 194510 Dec 1946

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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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