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USS Ingraham was an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer laid down on August 4, 1943 as DD-694 and launched on January 16, the following year. It was commissioned on March 10, 1944 under Commander H. W. Gordon’s command and served in the US Navy for 27 years until it was decommissioned on June 15, 1971. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 336 people on board and had the main missions in Bermuda, Norfolk, Eniwetok, Luzon, San Pedro, Saipan, Okinawa, Bikini Atoll, San Diego, Korea or Vietnam. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold to Greece where it was renamed Miaoulis. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Ingraham received 4 battle stars and another one battle star for the activity during the Korean War.