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|118k||18 March 1943: Houston, Tex. - Sideways launch of US DE Swasey at the Brown Shipbuilding yard.
[U.S. National Archives Photo, from the book "Allied Escort Ships of World War II (A Complete Survey)", by Peter Elliott]
Bosnia - Hercegovina
|96k||undated wartime image (U.S. Navy Photo)||Dan Johnson|
|129k||20 March 1944: Brooklyn, N.Y. - Bow on view of USS Swasey (DE 248) off the New York Navy Yard. In background is USS
Stanton (DE 247).
(U.S. Navy Photo #19-N-65682 from the United States National Archives)
|130k||circa June 1945: Charleston Harbor - USS Swasey (DE 248) off Charleston, South Carolina. Photo received from Charleston Navy Yard, South Carolina, with letter of 5 July 1945.
(U.S. Navy Photo #19-N-85117 and 19-N-85118 from the United States National Archives)
|View the USS Swasey (DE 248) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Swasey as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Swasey's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 31 Aug. 1943 - 31 May 1944||Lcdr. Hugh M. Godsey, USNR (Gwynn's Island, Va.)|
|2.) 31 May 1944 - 23 Oct. 1945||Lcdr. H.A. White, USNR (Seattle, Wash.)|
|3.) 23 Oct. 1945 - 17 Dec. 1945||Lt. H.T. McDonald, USNR (W. Lafayette, Ind.)|
|4.) 17 Dec. 1945 - 15 Jan. 1946||Lt.(jg) Lawrence L. May, USNR (Shreveport, La.)|
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