Log In

Richard Inch Edit Profile

Naval officer

Richard Inch, American naval officer. Served on Lancaster and Powhatan, 1863-1867.

Background

Inch, Richard was born on June 29, 1843 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Philip and Mary (O’Neil) Inch.

Education

Educated East Washington Seminary and Washington Seminary Appointed 3d assistant engineer United States Navy, September 8, 1863. Promoted 2d assistant engineer, October 15, 1865. Passed assistant engineer, September 28, 1874.

Chief engineer, August 3, 1892. Commander, March 3, 1899. Captain, November 12, 1902.

Retired as rear admiral, June 29, 1905.

Career

Chief engr; captain, November 12, 1902.

Membership

Served on Lancaster and Powhatan, 1863-1867.

Connections

father:
Philip Inch

mother:
Mary (O’Neil) Inch