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|138k||undated wartime image||Harold S. Deal|
Phm 1/c, USS Liddle
from his grandson
|157k||01 May 1944: Brooklyn, N.Y. - Swenning at anchor off the New York Navy Yard. She was completing a ten day yard availability for repairs, alterations,
fueling, reprovisioning and recreation & leave for the crew. After stopping in Lower New York Bay to calibrate HF/DF and magnetic compasses, she departed, in company with
Haverfield (DE 393), for the Naval Ammunition Depot at Yorktown, Va.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #L45-272.02.01 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|View the USS Swenning (DE 394) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Swenning as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Swenning's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 10 Dec. 1943 – 02 Nov. 1945||Lt. / Lcdr. Richard E. Peek, USNR (Comm. CO) (Buffalo, N.Y.)|
|2.) 02 Nov. 1945 -||Lt. Harris Sawyer Richardson, Jr., USNR (Winchester, Mass.)|
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