USS Halligan (DD-584)
Sunk after striking a mine off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 26 March 1945
|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|
USS Halligan (Lt.Cdr.
Grace, USN) sank after striking a mine off south-west Okinawa in
position 26º10'N, 127º30'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.
Cortner, USN 19 Aug 1943