USS Inch (DE 146)
Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||19 Jan 1943|
|Launched||4 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||8 Sep 1943|
|End service||17 May 1946|
Decommissioned 17 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Inch (DE 146)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Charles William Frey, USN||8 Sep 1943||???|
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Notable events involving Inch include:
12 Jun 1944
German U-boat U-490 was sunk north-west of the Azores in position 42°47'N, 40°08'W by depth charges from the US escort carrier USS Croatan, and depth charges from the destroyer escorts USS Frost, USS Huse and USS Inch.