Allied Warships

HMS Inman (K 571)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassCaptain 
PennantK 571 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down25 Sep 1943 
Launched2 Nov 1943 
Commissioned13 Jan 1944 
End service31 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned on 31 July 1945 and placed in reserve (Category B).

Returned to the USN on 1 March 1946.

 
Former nameUSS Inman DE 526

Commands listed for HMS Inman (K 571)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Philip Sydney Evans, RN13 Jan 194415 Jan 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry Edward Petre, RNR15 Jan 194531 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Inman include:


7 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Inman (Lt.Cdr. P.S. Evans, RN) and HMS Dianella (T/Lt. J.F. Tognola, RNR). (1)

Media links


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19424

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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