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|96.4k||12 January 1943: Orange, Tex. - Pope (DE 134) ready to be side-launched 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 - Pope underway at speed.||-|
|370k||09 April 1944: Some of U-515's survivors, supported by a rubber life-raft, are towed toward a U.S. Navy ship for rescue. Two Destroyer Escorts are standing by in
background, the nearer of which appears to be USS Pope (DE 134). Other DEs involved were USS Chatelain (DE 149), USS Pillsbury (DE 133),
and USS Flaherty (DE 135).
(U.S. Navy photo #80-G-228418 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|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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