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|194k||29 February 1944: Wilmington, Del. - The launching of the future USS Carter (DE 112) at the Dravo Corporation yard.
(U.S. Navy Photo #80-G-219560 from the United States National Archives)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|35k||undated wartime images
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|View the USS Carter (DE 112) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Carter as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Carter's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 03 May 1944 – .. May 1945||Lcdr. Francis John Torrence Baker, USNR (Comm. CO) (Sewickley, Pa.)|
|2.) .. May 1945 - .. Jul. 1945||Lt.(jg) John D. Shelden, USNR (Temp. CO) (Lebanon, Pa.)|
|3.) .. Jul. 1945 – 03 Sep. 1945||Lcdr. Francis John Torrence Baker, USNR (Sewickley, Pa.)|
|4.) 03 Sep. 1945 - 23 Nov. 1945||Lcdr. John Dierks, USNR (Davenport, Ia.)|
|5.) 23 Nov. 1945 - 30 Nov. 1945||Lt. David James Thorpe, USNR|
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