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|293k||undated wartime image
(U.S. Navy Photo courtesy of crewmember Zane Geier from the Eras Gone By Blog Spot)
|50k||undated, probably early 1945 while wearing the extremely rare camouflage pattern #33a31D||Aryeh Wetherhorn|
|36k||undated postwar image
(U.S. Navy Photo from the U.S. Naval Institute Photo Collection)
|84k||undated, postwar photo||Richard J. Roy|
|303k||1952: Boston, Mass. - USS Cross moored at the Boston Naval Shipyard.
(Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection)
|140k||USS Cross (DE-448) entering the Cape Cod Canal in 1956.
(Photo Ref. No. MS028.04.033.003; Courtesy of Historic New England, Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal Collection)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|View the USS Cross (DE 448) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|Cross's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 08 Jan. 1945 - 01 Dec. 1945||Lt. / Lcdr. Herbert Lucien Minshall Jr. (Comm. CO) (Marietta, Oh.)|
|2.) 01 Dec. 1945 - 09 Dec. 1945||Lcdr. Oscar David MacMillan, USN (USNA ‘41) (South Charleston, W. V.)|
|3.) 09 Dec. 1945 - 15 Jan. 1946||Lt.(jg) David Hume Batchelder Jr., USNR (XO in temp. command)|
|4.) 15 Jan. 1946 - .. May 1946||Lcdr. Ronald W. Wheeler Jr., USNR (Fort Worth, Tex.)|
|5.) .. May 1946 - 06 Jun. 1946||Lt.(jg) George Lowell Embrey, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
|6.) 06 Jun. 1951 – .. .... ....||Lcdr. John Jonathan Jackson Jr. (Recomm. CO) (High Point, N. C.)|
|7.) .. .... .... – .. May 1953||Lcdr. Charles Bruning Gray, USN|
|9.) .. .... .... – 07 Feb. 1957||Lcdr. Robert James Wood, USN (North Vernon, Ind.)|
|10.) 07 Feb. 1957 – 02 Jan. 1958||Lcdr. Ralph Foeste Stoll, USN (Decomm. CO) (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)|
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