U-490 was sunk by Task Group 22.5 consisting of the escort carrier USS Croatan and Escorts USS Frost, Huse, Inch, Snowden and Swasey on June 12, 1944

POWs line up aboard USS Inch for transfer to USS Croatan by breaches buoy the morning after U-490 was sunk.

A POW arrives aboard Croatan.



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Report of Anti-submarine Action of U.S.S. Frost. with endorsements by Destroyer Escort Division 13 Commander and the Commander Task Group 22.5 (Commanding Officer USS Croatan)
Analysis of Anti-Submarine Action
Photographs of POWs aboard Croatan
Report on the Interrogation of Survivors of U-490
Photographs from Maschinenmaat Albert Quinten's Notebook.