INGHAM left San Pedro Bay off Tolosa, Leyte, on 5 May 1945, for Ormoc Bay where she conducted landing rehearsals. Echo ranging was difficult because of the number of porpoises in the area. Action Report USS LCS(L) (3) 57, Battle of Okinawa at RP Station #1, Apriil 12, 1945; Active Military Sonar and Marine Mammals; Advanced Intelligence Centers in the US Navy ; Admiral Caperton in Haiti; Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80; Afghanistan: A Short Account by P.F. On 7 December 1941 she was underway to Argentia, Newfoundland, arriving there on 9 December. INGHAM made an anti-submarine sweep. They, and BB-1 to BB-4 were authorized as \"coast defense battleships\". USS Wichita (1937) WW2 American Battleships; WW2 American Cruisers; WW2 American destroyers; WW2 American Submarines; WW2 USN Aircraft Carriers; Wyoming class battleships (1911) From naval power to THE naval superpower: The US Navy moved from an insignificant “old navy” in 1885 to a recognized naval power in 1898, then to a first-class naval power in 1917, assuming with the Royal … For smaller vessels, see also list of World War II ships of less than 1000 tons. Leaving Leyte on May 21st INGHAM stopped at Zamboanga, Mindanao on the 22nd, proceeding to Polloc Harbor next day and anchoring in Taloma Bay, Davao Gulf on the 25th. Air coverage was provided during the day. On the 28th she was underway forming up the Attack Group. USS Ohio (SSGN-726 / SSBN-726) Guided Missile Nuclear Attack Submarine. Air coverage was received part of the way during daylight hours. She continued to patrol the van on the 6th with 22 ships in convoy and no air coverage. No results were noted and INGHAM returned to the convoy. Then she proceeded toward Reykjavik, mooring there on 6 March 1943. A full pattern was fired on a contact on the 17th without results and air coverage began from a PBM plane patrol. Arrived off Green Beach, Pulupandan on the 29th and maintained position to direct landing operations. 94. 1941. INGHAM proceeded to Bizerte on the 14th and reported there to CTF-65 and Com 8th (Adm) on the 15th. INGHAM reached Reykjavik on the 23rd and remained moored at Hvalfjordur until the end of the year. INGHAM continued to direct operations on March 30th and 31st. On the 20th a patient from one of the convoyed vessels was operated on for acute appendicitis. On the 12th INGHAM moored in Gibraltar Harbor, received 11 sacks of confidential hydrographic material which she delivered at Oran on the 13th where the LST-540 detached. 92. The evening of 1st September 1942, eleven ships bound for Iceland departed the main convoy with INGHAM, BIBB and USS Schenck (DD-159) as escorts. A depth charge was dropped on a sound contact that afternoon. On the 30th land-based air coverage became plentiful. After being drydocked for inspection, INGHAM was designated Task Force 65.1 for USS LST-540 and proceeded on March 27th to escort her to join Com 8th Fleet. On the 9th the Macajalar Bay Attack Unit (Task Unit 78.3.4) was formed with INGHAM as flag and guide and departed for Mindanao. One destroyer departed on the 2nd and two others on the 3rd. Ten ships departed for Oran on the 3rd; three for Gibraltar on the 4th; on the 16th one tanker, escorted by ComCortDiv 76, and three tows escorted by two destroyers, departed for Bermuda; also the Chesapeake section of 14 merchant ships, USS Polaris (AF-11) and four destroyers; three merchant ships escorted by a destroyer departed on the 17th. On the 11th, B-17 and Sunderland aircraft provided air coverage. On the 17th she returned to Mariveles Harbor to observe and direct operations. On July 18th INGHAM detached and moored at Brooklyn. ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London. INGHAM, in company with BIBB and USS Leary (DD-158) escorted convoy SCL-101, composed of seven merchantmen with plane coverage during the daylight hours, dropping it and mooring at Reykjavik on 2 October 1942. On the 21st a HF/DF bearing was investigated, indicating a submarine 25 miles distant, but without results. 6,128 were here. On the 26th an air bubble streak sighted by escorting aircraft was run down with negative results. The first displaced 17,000 tons, the last 28 000 tons. A radar contact on the 21st was run down without results. On 1 February 1945 INGHAM moved to Subic Bay and on the 14th she stood to seaward as the flagship and guide of the Mariveles-Corregidor Attack Group. On the 17th INGHAM and Duane departed the west-bound convoy to intercept the eastbound convoy SC-87 of nine vessels bound for Iceland. 1976. 1940s WWII US Navy Official Aircraft Carrier Escort Photo USS Casablanca. On the 6th the Delaware and Boston sections departed and INGHAM detached, stood up to Gravesend Bay, removed ammunition and moored at Brooklyn Navy Yard. Unloading continued during daylight hours on the 19th and 20th, retiring seaward at twilight. Photo by Andy Newman. FOR INFORMATION … USS South Carolina, American dreadnought battleship of 1912. On the 6th all escorts secured their sound gear due to heavy seas. 3 magazine, damage control rigged a pump for the magazine, the underwater sound apparatus was put back in order, and a fourth run on the sound contact was made, after a 45 minute delay, with a nine-charge deep pattern. $4.95. Post war examination of German Navy records indicated that U-626 was sunk in this area and INGHAM received credit for the U-boat's destruction (The Navy and British Admiralty credit the 15 December attack as having destroyed U-626). On the 14th the aircraft carrier USS Card (CVE-11) reported getting three submarines. Regaining her station she learned that 16 ships of convoy SC-107 had been torpedoed so far on that voyage. Only warships with a displacement of 1,000tons or greater are listed. You can help improve this page 1 on 26 September and returned to Boston on 20 October 1940. Next day INGHAM proceeded to Talona Bay, then to Parang on the 16th. Decommissioned on 27 May 1988. On 24 July 24 1944, INGHAM departed New York and proceeded to Navy Yard, Charleston, South Carolina, for conversion to an AGC (combined operations and communications headquarters ship; she was then redesignated as WAGC-35). USS GmbH Neulandstraße 6 74889 Sinsheim. USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) 15. USS Enterprise CV-6, Flugzeugtraeger World War II … Ten hours later the cutter dropped one charge on what proved to be a doubtful contact. She departed Boston on 15 April 1941 for European waters, and arrived in Lisbon on 25 April 1941 and relieved CAMPBELL. On the 17th she departed for San Pedro Bay, Leyte, arriving there on the 18th. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gleaves leaves the building ways, 9 December 1939 USS Gleaves (DD-423) was the lead ship of the Gleaves class of destroyers. Two hours later sighted a large quantity of lumber, and two life rafts. This guerilla reported that all Japanese in the immediate vicinity were in the church at Tigbauan where they were surrounded by guerilla forces. Seven hours later ship No. INGHAM increased speed to 19 knots and gave chase, firing one round from the forward 5-inch gun at a range of 23,000 yards. About one minute after the last detonation a considerable number of large white bubbles were seen in the area. Air coverage was sighted on that day and the next, and two sections of the convoy were merged. On 16 February 1944, INGHAM relieved the British flagship of the Senior Mediterranean Escort Group and the 66 ship convoy GUS-30 passed through the straits. On September 30th the Iceland section broke off SC-101. While moored from 4 June to 10 June 1942, parties from INGHAM were detailed to a British training unit for instruction in lookout duty, anti-aircraft defense and submarine attack, the latter being with an attack teacher aboard HMS Osprey. She then steamed to Londonderry, Northern Ireland, arriving there on 31 January 1942 and departed on 4 February, escorting a convoy back to the U.S.