USS Halligan (DD-584)

Casualty List

Sunk after striking a mine off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 26 March 1945

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 584 
Built by Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 9 Nov 1942 
Launched 19 Mar 1943 
Commissioned 19 Aug 1943 
Lost 26 Mar 1945 
Loss position 26.10N, 127.30E
History  
  USS Halligan (Lt.Cdr. Edward Thomas Grace, USN) sank after striking a mine off south-west Okinawa in position 2610'N, 12730'E.
162 of her crew were lost with the ship.
In 1958 the remains of the ship were donated to the Ryukyus Islands for scrap.

Cdr. Clarence Edward Cortner, USN 19 Aug 1943

Cdr Edward Thomas Grace, USN 26 Mar 1945