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|273k||undated wartime image||Nick Tiberio|
|223k||early post-war image (note the 20mm AA guns just aft of the stack)|
|71k||late summer or early fall 1952, entering Havana, Cuba||Louis O. Schulte|
Lt.(jg, USN (ret.)
July 1952 to January 1954.
CIC Officer, then Chief Engineer
|214k||Summer 1953: Copenhagen, Denmark - Four destroyer escorts make a Scandinavian port visit during a North Atlantic Midshipman Cruise. From left to right:
USS Raymond (DE 341), USS Melvin R. Nawman
(DE 416), and USS Chester T. O'Brien (DE 421), with a fourth unidentified DE aft. This photo is part of the CT-DESA exhibit which is displayed at our CT-DESA chapter
(Photo from the Nick Palermo Collection)
|John N. Adriani, Sr.|
|549k||1959: Starboard broadside ship portrait of the destroyer escort USS Chester T. O'Brien (DE 421) underway, with sailors manning the rails.
(U.S. Navy National Archives photo #USN 445115 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|Chester T. O'Brien History|
|View the USS Chester T. O'Brien (DE 421) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Chester T. O'Brien as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Chester T. O'Brien's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 03 Jul. 1944 – 27 Jul. 1945||Lcdr. Richard D. White, USNR (Alexandria, Va.)
||2.) 27 Jul. 1945 – .. Mar. 1946||Lcdr. Robert Sherwood Tackaberry, USN (USNA ‘40) (Evanston, Ill.)
||3.) .. Mar. 1946 – 25 May 1946||Lt.(jg) R. S. Moore, USN
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