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|67k||Photo #: NH 60824. Lieutenant Commander William N. Jeffers, USN photograph taken in 1862-1863. The original print was mounted on a carte de visite, with Jeffers' signature below the image. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.||Tony Cowart|
|82k||Artist's conception of the Jeffers as she appeared in World War II by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company Navy Yard Associates offers prints of most destroyers, destroyer escorts, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. If you decide to purchase artwork from them please indicate that you heard about their work from NavSource.||Navy Yard Associates|
|67k||Undated, location unknown.||David Buell|
|40k||Souvenir button of the launching of the USS Glennon (DD-620) and USS Jeffers (DD-621) on August 26 1942. Courtesy of www.timepassagesnostalgia.com.||Tom Kerman|
|42k||Overhead stern view of the USS Jeffers (DD-621). A member of the Gleaves class of destroyers, she is seen in January, 1943. The Gleaves/ Benson class ships were essentially identical, distinguishable only by the shape of their stacksó the Gleaves class had round stacks, the Benson class having flat-sided stacks. Initially they were known as the Livermore class destroyers because the ship design was standardized with USS Livermore (DD-429). Photo from the 1943-45 Naval Recognition Manual.||Mike Green|
|72k||Undated, location unknown, as the DMS-27.||Gene Fanton, PCC USN (Ret)|
|160k||USS Jeffers (DMS-27) Underway, 23 July 1951. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.||Fred Weiss|
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LCDR William Thomas McGarry Nov 5 1942 - 1943 CDR Donald Brewster Ramage ? 1944 CDR Hugh Quinn Murray ? 1945 CDR Coleman Hurdleston Smith ? CDR Richard Herbert Tibbets Jun 1951 - Oct 1952 CDR John Robert Welsh Oct 1952 - ? LCDR George Willis Kingston ? 1955 - ?
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