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USS CHARGER   (AVG-30)

(later ACV-30 and CVE-30)

USS Charger CVE-30

Contributed by Tommy Trampp


Commanding Officers
AVG-30 / ACV-30 / CVE-30
Captain Thomas Lamison Sprague USNA 1918 (1) 3 March 1942 – 15 December 1942 ADM
Captain Grover Budd Hartley Hall USNA 1920 (2) 15 December 1942 – 6 November 1943 RADM
Captain Ralph Walter Dunstan Woods USNA 1923 6 November 1943 – 26 August 1944 RADM
Captain Robert Ruffin Johnson USNA 1926 26 August 1944 – 5 July 1945 RADM
Captain William Mason Walsh USNA 1928 5 July 1945 – 15 January 1946  
Commander Keith Eikenberry Taylor USNA 1934 15 January 1946 – 15 March 1946 CAPT
Note 1: Graduated on 28 June 1917, with the Class of 1918.  [Back]
Note 2: Graduated on 6 June 1919, with the Class of 1920.  [Back]

Sources: Ron Reeves & Wolfgang Hechler.


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