USS Coghlan (DD-606)

USS Coghlan (DD-606)

USS Coghlan (DD-606) was a Benson-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She was the second ship named for Joseph Bulloch Coghlan.

Coghlan was launched 12 February 1942 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Francisco, California; sponsored by Mrs. G. Coghlan; commissioned 10 July 1942, Lieutenant Commander B. F. Tompkins in command; and reported to the Pacific Fleet.

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... Coghlan received eight battle stars for World War II service. ...