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|226k||01 December 1943: the Atlantic Ocean - Commissioned on 17 November at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, N.Y., Riddle (DE 185) undergoes post fitting out trials.
(U.S. Navy photo #19-N-55496 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.; courtesy of Chris Wright)
DE Historical Museum
USS Slater at Albany, N.Y.
Ocean City, N.J.
|131k||date/location unknown, Riddle appears to be passing a line to another ship.||Patrick Clancey|
|170k||16 December 1944: Riddle underway in the South Pacific.
(U.S. Navy photo #80-G-419688 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.)
|View the USS Riddle (DE 185) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Riddle as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Riddle's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 17 Nov. 1943 - 12 Aug. 1944||Lcdr. Roland H. Cramer, USNR (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 12 Aug. 1944 - 01 Jan. 1946||Cmdr. Francis P. Steel, USNR (Philadelphia, Pa.)|
|3.) 01 Jan. 1946 - 08 Jun. 1946||Lt.(jg) Robert T. Swengel, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
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