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. Paul Chester Treadwell, USN||16 Jul 1942 (1)|
|2||Norman John Sampson, USN||16 Jul 1942||Nov 1943|
|3||Roger Francis Miller, USNR||Nov 1943||Jan 1945|
|4||Byron Henry Harris, USNR||Jan 1945||8 Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Osmond Ingram include:
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 173/17782
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.