Allied Warships

USCGC Ingham (WPG 35)

Cutter of the Treasury class

NavyThe United States Coast Guard
TypeCutter
ClassTreasury 
PennantWPG 35 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 May 1935 
Launched3 Jun 1936 
Commissioned17 Sep 1936 
End service27 May 1988 
History

Decommissioned on 27 May 1988.
Preserved as museum ship at the USCGC Ingham Memorial Museum at Key West, Florida.

 

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Notable events involving Ingham include:


16 Mar 1942
HMS H 50 (Lt. H.B. Turner, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with USS Niblack and USCGC Ingham. (1)

17 Mar 1942
HMS H 50 (Lt. H.B. Turner, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with USS Niblack and USCGC Ingham. (1)

8 Feb 1943
USCGC Ingham picks up 4 survivors from the British steam merchant Newton Ash that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-402 south of Iceland in position 56°25'N, 22°26'W.

20 Aug 2009
USCGC INGHAM (WPG-35) ownership was transferred this date from Patriot's Point, Charleston, S. C. to Miami-Dade Historical Maritime Museum, of Key West, Florida. INGHAM will operate as a museum ship along with the USS MOHAWK CGC (WPB-78) at the Truman Waterfront. INGHAM was credited with the sinking of U-boat 626. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17271
  2. Personal communication

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


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