USS Osmond Ingram (AVD 9)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Sea plane tender|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Oct 1918|
|Launched||28 Feb 1919|
|Commissioned||28 Jun 1919|
|End service||8 Jan 1946|
Originally named Ingram changed to Osmond Ingram on 11 November 1919
|Former name||USS Ingram|
Commands listed for USS Osmond Ingram (AVD 9)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Percy Haverly Lyon, USN||22 Nov 1940||10 Dec 1941|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Paul Chester Treadwell, USN||10 Dec 1941||16 Jul 1942 (1)|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Norman John Sampson, USN||16 Jul 1942||Nov 1943|
|4||Roger Francis Miller, USNR||Nov 1943||Jan 1945|
|5||Byron Henry Harris, USNR||Jan 1945||8 Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Osmond Ingram include:
11 May 1943
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises in Lough Foyle with USS Greene (Lt.Cdr. J.S. Lewis, USN), HMS Chanticleer (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bristowe, DSO, RN), USS Lea (Lt.Cdr. D.I. Thomas, USN) and USS Osmond Ingram (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Sampson, USN).
Upon completion of the exercises Upstart departed Lough Foyle for Holy Loch escorted by HMS Chanticleer. (2)
13 Dec 1943
German U-boat U-172 was sunk on 13 December 1943 in the mid-Atlantic after a 27 hour fight west of the Canary Islands, in position 26°29'N, 29°58'W, by depth charges and Fido homing torpedoes from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft (VC-19) of the American escort carrier USS Bogue and by some 200 depth charges from the US destroyers USS George E. Badger, USS Clemson, USS Osmond Ingram and USS Du Pont.
- ADM 173/18373
- ADM 173/17782
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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