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|404k||07 July 1944: Philadelphia, Pa. - Three views of Clarence L. Evans taken near the Philadelphia Navy Yard shortly after commissioning.
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-113-19-N-69250)
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-113-19-N-69251)
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-113-19-N-69253)
All are from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.; courtesy of Chris Wright)
|168k||07 July 1944: Philadelphia, Pa. - The USS Clarence L. Evans (DE 113) at Philadelphia from the starboard bow. Evans was still fitting out and had
not yet loaded depth charges or hedgehogs. On Monday, 10 July she would depart the Navy Yard for structural test firing of her guns and ASW weapons in the vicinity of Harbor of Refuge, Delaware.
(United States National Archives, Bureau of Shipping, Catalog No. BS 69254, courtesy of C. Lee Johnson, at USN Dazzle).
Port Angeles, Wash.
|129k||September 1944: Saw Clarence L. Evans operating in the Norfolk - Chesapeake Bay area conducting local operations and test firing experimental 3" gun rounds.||Nick Tiberio|
|34k||October 1945: Brooklyn, N.Y. - Clarence L. Evans was in Drydock #3 at the New York Navy Yard from 17 to 24 October in preparation for decommissioning overhaul. She departed the Navy Yard on Monday, 04 November bound for Green Cove Springs. Fla.||Jeff Evans|
|Clarence L. Evans History|
|View the USS Clarence L. Evans (DE 113) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Clarence L. Evans as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Clarence L. Evans' Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 25 Jun. 1944 - 02 Apr. 1945||Lcdr. William Christopher Hughes, USNR (Comm. CO) (OCS ‘40) (Birmingham, Ala.)|
|2.) 01 May 1945 - 01 Dec. 1945||Lcdr. Coleman Hurdleston Smith, USNR (Austin, Tex.)|
|3.) 01 Dec. 1945 - 01 Mar. 1946||Lt. Stephen G. Burgess Jr., USNR|
|4.) 02 Apr. 1946 - 01 Jul. 1946||Lcdr. Claude Smith Farmer Jr., USNR (Chattanooga, Tenn.)|
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