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Courtesy of CAPT Gene Oleson, CHC, USN (Ret)
(bluejacket.com)

USS TICONDEROGA   (CV-14)
(later CVA-14 and CVS-14)

Commanding Officers
Captain Dixie Kiefer USNA 1919 (1)8 May 1944 - 21 January 1945  
Commander Harmon Vedder Briner USNA 1930 21 January 1945 - 28 January 1945 CAPT
Captain Giles Elza Short USNA 1919 (1) 28 January 1945 - 7 February 1945  
Captain William Sinton USNA 1920 7 February 1945 - 7 May 1946 RADM
Commander Warren Ronald Thompson USNA 1931 7 May 1946 - 4 November 1946 CAPT
Lieutenant Commander William James Pendola AVCAD 1941(?) 4 November 1946 - 27 December 1946 ?
Commander Warren Ronald Thompson USNA 1931 27 December 1946 - 9 January 1947 CAPT
Decommissioned
Captain Paul Wesley Watson USNA 1926 31 January 1952 - 2 April 1952 RADM
Commander Arthur Turn Decker USNA 1935 2 April 1952 - 4 April 1952 CAPT
Decommissioned
Captain William Alton Schoech USNA 1928 11 September 1954 - 9 September 1955 VADM
Captain Andrew McBurney Jackson, Jr. USNA 1930 9 September 1955 - 24 August 1956 VADM
Commander Harold Crenshaw Miller USNA 1939 24 August 1956 - 8 October 1956 CAPT
Captain William Aurand Stuart USNA 1932 8 October 1956 - 4 October 1957 RADM
Captain Irwin Chase Jr. USNA 1932 4 October 1957 - 20 September 1958 RADM
Captain Wilson McConnell Coleman USNA 1934 20 September 1958 - 5 September 1959  
Captain Turner Foster Caldwell, Jr. USNA 1935 5 September 1959 - 24 August 1960 VADM
Captain Robert Faulkner Farrington USNA 1937 24 August 1960 - 25 August 1961  
Captain Eugene George Fairfax USNA 1939 25 August 1961 - 7 July 1962 RADM
Captain James Ganson Daniels III NAVCAD 1939 7 July 1962 - 20 July 1963  
Captain John Philip ("Blackie") Weinel USNA 1939 20 July 1963 - 3 July 1964 ADM
Captain Damon Warren Cooper USNA 1941 3 July 1964 - 14 May 1965 VADM
Captain Robert Nicholas Miller USNA 1940 14 May 1965 - 1 June 1966  
Captain Martin George ("Butch") O'Neill NAVCAD 1942 1 June 1966 - 4 November 1966  
Captain James Bernice Cain NAVCAD 1941 4 November 1966 - 10 November 1966  
Captain Ward Scott Miller USNA 1942 10 November 1966 - 3 November 1967 RADM
Captain Norman Kenneth McInnis NAVCAD 1942 3 November 1967 - 23 December 1968  
Captain Richard Edward Fowler, Jr. USNR 1942 23 December 1968 - 24 October 1969 RADM
Captain William Henry McLaughlin, Jr. USNA 1945 (2) 24 October 1969 - 14 December 1970 RADM
Captain Edward Ayes Boyd ? 14 December 1970 - 14 May 1972 RADM
Captain Frank Tafe Hemler V-7 program 1944 14 May 1972 - 6 October 1972  
Captain Norman Kenneth Green USNA 1948A 6 October 1972 - 14 August 1973 RADM
Captain George Wallace Bruce, Jr. OCS 1952 14 August 1973 - 16 November 1973  
(1): Graduated in 1918 with the Class of 1919.  [Back]
(2): Graduated in 1944 with the Class of 1945.  [Back]

Special thanks to the USS Ticonderoga Veterans Association;
Ron Reeves & Wolfgang Hechler;
Photos contributed by Bill Gonyo.


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