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|85k||Born in Baltimore, Md. on 16 September 1911, Herbert Fuller Carroll, Jr., graduated from the Naval Academy on 01 June 1934 with the rank of ensign. After almost
continuous sea service, he reported to USS Astoria (CA 34). Lieutenant Carroll died in action 09 August 1942 during the Battle of Savo Island, in which Astoria
was lost. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.
USS Carroll (DE 171) (1943-1946) was the first ship to be named in his honor.
(Photo from the U.S. Naval Academy Yearbook; The Lucky Bag, Class of 1934. )
|68k||21 June 1943: Newark, N.J. - Carroll is launched.||Tommy Trampp|
Benton City, Wash.
|93k||undated image, circa 1944||James T. Flynn, Jr.
HMC, USNR (ret.)
|View the USS Carroll (DE 171) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Carroll as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Carroll's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 24 Oct 1943 - 04 Sep 1944||Lcdr. Frederick Wilhelm Kuhn (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 04 Sep 1944 - 03 Dec. 1945||Cmdr. Wat Tyler Cluverius III, USNR (Navy Jr. / Washington, D.C.)|
|3.) 03 Dec. 1945 - 01 Jan 1946||Lt.(jg) John D. Naber, USNR|
|4.) 01 Jan 1946 - 01 Apr 1946||Lt. Richard Galt Zimmermann|
|5.) 01 Apr 1946 - 01 Jun 1946||Lt.(jg) Thomas M. Rockett, USNR (Decomm. CO) (Conover, N.C.)|
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