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80-G-270265 USS Inch

Photo #: 80-G-270265  USS Inch
Title: USS Inch
Description: (DE-146) Prisoners from German submarine U-490 (center, two wearing life vests, one in shirtsleeves) on Inch's quarter deck, awaiting transfer to USS Croatan (CVE-25), 12 June 1944. U-490 had been sunk the previous night. Note the K-guns with fast-sinking streamlined depth charges mounted on the ship's side, 3/50 dual-purpose gun in upper left, photographer and guard with a Thompson submachine gun (both at right). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-270265
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