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|76k||circa 1944 - 45 (from Julia's Dad, a wartime crewmember)||Julia Ferrell Harris|
|208k||Undated: Post WW2 port quarter view of USS Maurice J. Manuel (DE 351).
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo, Catalog #L45-177.06.01 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|220k||November 1952: Maurice J. Manuel underway off Newport, R.I., her home port.||Nick Tiberio|
|373k||03 August 1953: Copenhagen, Denmark - This photo was taken in Copenhagen Harbor. Maurice J. Manuel was there as part of a larger force that was engaged in a Midshipman Training Cruise from Norfolk to Edinburgh, Scotland; Oslo, Norway; and Copenhagen, Denmark, then on to Guantanamo Bay, and back to Norfolk. Shortly after departing Norfolk, Manuel hit a whale which disabled her sonar and fathometer. This photo was taken by Ove Pedersen, a local professional who printed, colored and sold copies to the crew and midshipmen.||George W. Baumann, Jr.|
|194k||05 September 1953: New Bedford, Mass. - USS Maurice J. Manuel docked at New Bedford. USS Chester T. O'Brien (DE 421) is tied up
(Courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Ted Stone Collection)
(U.S. Navy Photo #NH 66806from the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|54k||1954 (Photo From Skyfotos)||Bob Hurst|
England, United Kingdom
|117k||undated postwar image||Jerry Baker|
(1955 - 1957)
|186k||undated postwar image||Tim Rizzuto|
DE Historical Museum
USS Slater at Albany, N.Y.
|Maurice J. Manuel|
|View the USS Maurice J. Manuel (DE 351) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Maurice J. Manuel as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Maurice J. Manuel's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 30 Jun. 1944 - 25 Oct. 1945||Lcdr. William McCulloch Lowry, USNR (Comm. CO) (Seattle, Wash.)|
|2.) 25 Oct. 1945 - 31 Jan. 1946||Lt. Charles Henry Witten, USNR (New York City, N.Y.)|
|3.) 31 Jan. 1946 – 20 May 1946||Lt.(jg) James A. Warner, USNR|
|4.) 27 Apr. 1951 - .. May 1952||Lcdr. George Alexander Sullivan|
|5.) .. May 1952 - .. Mar. 1954||Lcdr. Ralph Lane Porter (USNA ‘42) (Cochran, Ga.)|
|6.) .. Mar. 1954 -||Lcdr. James William McMurray|
|7.) .. .... 1956 - 30 Oct. 1957||Lt. Robert Wayne Watkins (Avcad ‘43) (Columbus, Oh.) (ret. as Radm.)|
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