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NavSource Online: Aircraft Carrier Photo Archive

Courtesy of CAPT Gene Oleson, CHC, USN (Ret)
(bluejacket.com)
Contributed by Mike Smolinski

USS RANDOLPH   (CV-15)
(later CVA-15 and CVS-15)

Commanding Officers
Captain Felix Locke Baker USNA 1920 9 October 1944 – 25 July 1945 RADM
Captain Jackson Rogers Tate USNR 1918 25 July 1945 – 22 September 1946 RADM
Captain Daniel Ward Harrigan USNA 1922 22 September 1946 – 25 February 1948 RADM
Decommissioned
Captain Robert Stewart Quackenbush, Jr. USNA 1927 1 July 1953 – 8 May 1954 RADM
Captain James Richard Lee USNA 1928 8 May 1954 – 10 May 1955 RADM
Captain Jack Clayton Renard USNA 1928 10 May 1955 – 26 May 1956 RADM
Captain Edward Joseph O'Neill USNA 1931 26 May 1956 – 15 August 1956 RADM
Captain Daniel Fletcher ("Dog") Smith, Jr. USNA 1932 15 August 1956 – 10 August 1957 RADM
Captain Louis Joseph Kirn USNA 1932 10 August 1957 – 15 February 1958 RADM
Captain Bernard Max ("Smoke") Strean USNA 1933 15 February 1958 – 21 March 1959 VADM
Captain Joseph Bonafield Tibbets USNA 1934 21 March 1959 – 30 January 1960 RADM
Captain Richard Emerson Harmer USNA 1935 30 January 1960 – 15 December 1960  
Captain Harry Edward Cook, Jr. USNA 1934 15 December 1960 – 17 November 1961  
Captain Max Arnold Berns, Jr. USNA 1939 17 November 1961 – 14 October 1962  
Captain Harry Lafayette Harty, Jr. USNA 1939 14 October 1962 – 3 October 1963 VADM
Captain Richard James Davis NAVCAD? ?? 3 October 1963 – 24 August 1964  
Captain John Francis Refo USNA 1940 24 August 1964 – 21 August 1965  
Captain William Benjamin Morton USNA 1940 21 August 1965 – 1 October 1966  
Captain William Joseph Moran NAVCAD 1941 1 October 1966 – 7 July 1967 VADM
Captain Wynn Victor Whidden USNA 1944 (1) 7 July 1967 – 13 February 1969  
(1): Graduated in 1943 with the Class of 1944.  [Back]

Source: Ron Reeves & Wolfgang Hechler
Photo of CAPT Baker courtesy of Christopher M. Larson, donated in honor of CDR Fred Millard Larson, deceased 13 Oct. 1945


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