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Many thanks to our Historian Henry Lehtola for compiling the information on the Commanding Officer's and the Executive Officer's list. As you can see the list is not totally complete. If you have some information that would help us to complete the list or add to the accuracy please sent it to Henry Lehtola. Thank you

                Commanding Officers

Name Year Photo
CDR. Lester Cordova Conwell 8/1945 to 5/1946
CDR. Joseph Ignatius Manning 5/1946 to 1947  
CDR. Hilary C. Rowe 1947 to 9/1949
CDR. Sanford E. "Red Dog" Woodard 9/1949 to 9/1951

CDR. James M. Robertson 9/1951 to 1/1954

CDR. Richard Lull Cochrane 1/1954 to 11/1955
CDR. Jack Stanley Ross 11/1955 to 1957
CDR. Frederick Wilhelm Ziegler 1957 to 10/1959  
CDR. Billy Goodwin Westerfield 10/1956 to 1961  
CDR. Dewitt Clinton Redgrave III 1961 to 4/1962  
LCDR. Wynkoop 4/1962 to 2/1963 (FRAM)
CDR. John H. Doyle Jr. 2/1963 to 3/1964
CDR. James Kenneth Jobe 3/1964 to 11/1965

CDR. Terrill Frederick Becker 11/1965 to 9/1967
CDR. Clifford L. Bekkedahl 9/1967 to 7/1969
CDR. George I. Thompson 7/1969 to 10/1970
CDR. Charles H. Davidson 10/1970 to 4/1972
CDR. John G. Sullivan 4/1972 to 10/1973

CDR. George Skinner 10/1973 to 1975 (Reserve Fleet)
CDR. Garry L. Wilson 10/1975 to 10/1977
CDR. Stanley Roy Svensen 10/1977 to 1/1978

LCDR. Al  E. Schmoker (Acting C.O.) 1/1978 to 2/1978  
CDR. William J. Hill 2/1978 to 7/1979

 

                Executive Officers

Name Year Photo
LCDR. Gene R. LaRoeque 8/1945 to _____  
Lt. Miles R. Finley    
LCDR. Chester Maurice Lee 1947
LCDR. Jackson    
LCDR. Philip G. Saylor 1949 to 1951

LCDR. Auben Lester Adkins 1951 to 1953  
LCDR. Robert Thienes 6/1953 to 8/1954
Lt. Hayes Ashton "Barney" Dorr 8/1954 to 5/1956
LCDR. Robert Edgar Adams 5/1956 to _____
LCDR. W. R. Hartman 1959 to 1961  
LCDR. Merwin Edward Rasmussen 1960 to 1961
LCDR. Wynkoop 1963 to 1964 (FRAM)
LCDR. Tandy W. Carter 1964 to 2/1965
LCDR. Thomas W. Glickman 2/1965 to 1/1966
LCDR. Warren D. Richards 1/1966 to 7/1967
LCDR. Richard L. McCampbell 7/1967 to 1/1969
LCDR. Clyde M. Walter 1/1969 to 8/1970
LCDR. Frank P. Zmorzenski 8/1970 to 1/1972
LCDR. Frank A. Jones Jr. 1/1972 to 7/1973
LCDR. T. J. Hammond 7/1973 to 1975  
LCDR. R. G. Phipps 1975 to 1/1976  
LCDR. Ronald L. Williams 1/1976 to 1977
LCDR. Al  E. Schmoker 1977 to 1978  
LCDR. L. A. Howitt 1978 to 1979