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|231k||01 October 1943: The christening of USS Manning (DE 199). The sponsor was Mrs. J. H. Hughes, the widow of a WWI Marine and the mother of five service men. According to the information on the back of the photo, the christening was part of Manning's commissioning ceremony on the first of October.||S. Dale Hargrave|
Newport News, Va.
|128k||19 February 1944: Nouméa, New Caledonia - From 10 to 17 February 1944 Manning was anchored in Great Road Harbor undergoing voyage repairs. She was repainted
and camouflaged in Measure 32 Design 13-D. She got underway on the 18th, and proceeded to the outer harbor where she swung the ship to recalibrate her magnetic compasses. She returned to
her anchorage in the harbor where this photo was taken on the 19 of February. She got underway on the 20th of February in company with USS Lovelace (DE 198) to proceed to Espiritu Santo
via the Havannah passage.
(U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships photo #80-G-274926, courtesy of the late C. Lee Johnson (USNDazzle.com) from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.)
England, United Kingdom
|19k||undated wartime image||Jerry Church|
|View the USS Manning (DE 199) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Manning as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Manning's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 01 Oct. 1943 - 20 Feb. 1945||Lcdr. John Irving Mingay, USNR (Comm. CO) (Minneapolis, Minn.)|
|2.) 20 Feb. 1945 - 03 Nov. 1945||Lcdr. Albert William Carlson Jr., USNR (Fresno, Cal.)|
|3.) 03 Nov. 1945 - 25 Jan. 1946||Lcdr. Edward G. Fitzpatrick, USNR (Braintree, Mass.)|
|4.) 25 Jan. 1946 - 04 Apr. 1946||Lt. Charles Henderson Jr., USNR|
|5.) 01 Jun. 1946 - 01 Sep. 1946||Lcdr. Richard E. Farwell, USNR|
|6.) 01 Sep. 1946 - 15 Jan. 1947||Lt. Victor Shouldice (Decomm. CO)|
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