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|142k||Artist's conception of Pope 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, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. ALL the destroyer escorts ARE available in their WWII configuration. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. When you purchase artwork from them, please indicate that you heard about their work from Navsource.||Navy Yard Associates|
|96.4k||12 January 1943: Orange, Tex. - Pope (DE 134) ready for sideways launching at the Consolidated Steel Co. shipyard.
(Source: National Archive Photo; Courtesy of Task Group 22.3 Association, Captain Jerry Mason, USN (ret.)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|60k||05 March 1943: Orange, Tex. - Pillsbury (DE 133) and Pope (DE 134) fitting out at Consolidated Steel Co.
(Source: National Archive Photo; Courtesy of Task Group 22.3 Association, Captain Jerry Mason, USN [ret.])
|81k||undated wartime image - Pillsbury underway at speed.||-|
|320k||08 May 1944: A starboard beam view of Pope taken near the New York Navy Yard at Brooklyn.
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-134-19-N-72394 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.; courtesy of Chris Wright)
|View the USS Pope (DE 134) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|Pope's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 25 Jun. 1943 - 17 Oct. 1943||Cmdr. Frederick Sherman Hall (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 17 Oct. 1943 - 05 Oct. 1944||Lcdr.Edwin Harvey Headland, Jr., USN (USNA '35) (Fargo, N.D.)|
|3.) 05 Oct. 1944 - 15 Dec. 1945||Lcdr. Rich James Montgomery, USNR|
|4.) 15 Dec. 1945 - 17 May 1946||Lt. Clyde A. Shaw, Jr., USNR (Decomm. CO) (Charlotte, N.C.)|
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