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|281k||Fall 1944: USS McClelland (DE 750) underway. She is painted in what appears to be camouflage Measure 31 or 32, Design 24D (a modification of that design as prepared
for the DE-51 class). See Photo # 80-G-105513 for a plan of the latter design for the starboard side and decks, and Photo # 80-G-105512 for its port side design.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 107523 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|268k||December 1944 / January 1945: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - View of Magazine Loch at Pearl Harbor. USS Dionne
(DE 261) & USS McClelland (DE 750) are seen along with an unidentified fleet submarine. A submarine tender with two more submarines alongside are seen in the background.
(Photo Source: LIFE Magazine Archives - W. Eugene Smith, Photographer)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|81k||September 1954: Jacksonville, Fla. - Two photos taken during McClelland's 10th Anniversary celebration. An unidentified admiral cuts the celebration
cake as commanding officer Lcdr. Ralph N. Pickles and crewmembers look on.
(Photos donated by Anna Hall. The photos were taken by Anna’s dad, Pearl Harbor survivor William Blackstock, Signalman 2nd Class. Bill served in McClelland, USS Laffey (DD 724) and Tidewater (AD 31).
USS Tidewater (AD 31)
|118k||late ‘50’s: near Jacksonville, Fla.||M. Edward Arnold|
|127k||This photo was rescued from an antique store in Sedalia, Mo. The back is dated, December 1958.||David Upton|
Blue Springs, Mo.
|101k||early 1960: Gloucester, Mass. - Two reserve training vessels on a port visit to Gloucester. USS Tills, homeported at Portland, Maine is moored outboard of McClelland, homeported at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.||Tommy Trampp|
Benton City, Wash.
|View the USS McClelland (DE 750) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS McClelland as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|McClelland's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 19 Sep. 1944 - .. .... 1945||Lcdr. Glendon Dean Williams, USNR (Comm. CO) (Redwood, Ia.)|
|2.) .. .... 1945 - .. .... 1946||Lt. A. M. Frothingham, USNR|
|3.) .. Mar. 1947 - .. Jan. 1948||Lcdr. Roy Herbert Jones (Kansas City, Mo.)|
|4.) no dates||Cmdr. Claude Dennis Gilchrist (Hull, England)|
|5.) no dates||Lcdr. Richard L. Eisnaugle (Portsmouth, Oh.)|
|6.) ~1953||Lcdr. John Raymond Sullivan Jr.|
|7.) no dates||Lcdr. Paul William Dodson|
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