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|106k||18 May 1943: Distinguished guests at the launching of USS Martin (DE 30) at Mare Island Navy Yard. Left to right: Lcdr. Joseph E. Flynn,
Mrs. Walter A. Moore, Miss Kathleen Moore, Capt F. G. Crisp, Mrs. Joseph E. Flynn (Sponsor), Radm. Wilhelm L. Friedell (Shipyard Commandant), Miss Patricia Flynn (Maid of Honor),
Capt W. E. Malloy, Mrs. W. E. Malloy.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-29-3700-43)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|106k||18 May 1943: Radm. Wilhelm L. Friedell (Shipyard Commandant) presents the bottle of champaign sponsor of USS Martin (DE 30) at Mare Island. Left to right: Radm W. L.
Friedell, Lcdr. Joseph E. Flynn, Mrs. Joseph E. Flynn (Sponsor), and Miss Patricia Flynn (Maid of Honor).
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-29-3701-43)
|253k||18 May 1943: Vallejo, Cal. - Martin sliding down the ways after being christened.
(U.S. Navy Photo NARA San Bruno)
|106k||02 July 1943: Martin is seen at her outfitting berth at Mare Island Navy Yard. The USS Stadtfeld (DE 29) is forward of Martin.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-29-4824-43)
|57k||March / April 1944: Bow on view of USS Martin (DE 30) at an unidentified location, probably Noumea. The ship is painted in camouflage scheme MS31/1D.
(U.S. Navy Bureau of Shipping Photo #BS 131011 from the United States National Archives)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|View the USS Martin (DE 30) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Martin as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|View a short article on the design and development of the Evarts Class DE submitted by Bob Sables.|
|Martin's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 04 Sep. 1943 - 24 Aug. 1944||Lt./Lcdr. Paul Emerson Warfield, USNR (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 24 Aug. 1944 - 19 Nov. 1945||Lcdr. Raymond William McCallister Jr. (Decomm. CO) (Mid'n Sch. '41) (Louisiana, Mo.)|
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