Allied Warships

USS Inaugural (AM 242)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 242 
Built byWinslow Marine Railways & Ship Building Corp. (Winslow, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down22 May 1944 
Launched1 Oct 1944 
Commissioned30 Dec 1944 
End service9 Sep 1946 

Decommissioned, 9 September 1946 at Galveston, Texas
Assigned to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Orange Group
Struck from the Naval Register 1 March 1967
Museum hulk at St. Louis 1968
Sunk by river flooding 1 September 1993.
Resting upside down in the Mississippi River, St. Louis MO.
The hulk is tied up to the dock nearly under the MacAurther railroad Bridge.


Commands listed for USS Inaugural (AM 242)

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1John Henry Pace, USNR30 Dec 1944

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