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|134k||02 July 1943: Bow view of Fair is seen on the building ways at Mare Island. The USS Manlove (DE 36) is to the left.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-35-4817-43)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|183k||2 July 1943: Stern view of Fair seen on the building ways at Mare Island. The USS Manlove (DE 36) is to the right.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-35-4816-43)
|89k||27 July 1943: Distinguished guests at the launching of USSFair (DE 35) at Mare Island. Left to right: Capt. F. W. Scanland, Mrs. F. G. Crisp, Miss Jeanette Fair
(Maid of Honor), Mr. Victor N. Fair, Sr., Mrs. Victor N. Fair, Jr., (Sponsor), Radm W. L. Friedell (Shipyard Commandant), Mr. & Ms. B. J. Ramsaur (Parents of the Sponsor), Capt. F. G. Crisp,
and Mrs. W. L. Friedell.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-35-5379-43)
|81k||27 July 1943: Miss Jeanette Fair (Maid of Honor), left, and Mrs. Victor N. Fair, Jr. (Sponsor) are seen at the bow of the soon to be launched Fair at Mare Island.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-35-5384-43)
|64k||27 July 1943: Fair immediately after her launching at Mare Island Navy Yard.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-35-5375-43)
|156k||September 1943: The USS Fair (DE 35) at Hunters Point for additional outfitting in September 1943.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-35-5019-43)
|118k||undated wartime image, from crewmember Eugene H. Fogarty||Kathy Casteel & Michael Brooks
Eugene's daughter and grandson
|View the USS Fair (DE 35) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View a short article on the design and development of the Evarts Class DE submitted by Bob Sables.|
|Fair's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 23 Oct. 1943 - 04 Jul. 1944||Lcdr. Douglas Schocke Crocker, USNR (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 04 Jul. 1944 - 29 May 1945||Lcdr. William Edward Biggerstaff, USNR|
|3.) 02 Jul. 1945 - 03 Oct. 1945||Lcdr. Robert Barber Silleck, USNR|
|4.) 10 Oct. 1945 - 06 Nov. 1945||Lt. David James Thorp, USNR|
|5.) 06 Nov. 1945- 17 Nov. 1945||Lt. James Vincent Rosapepe, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
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