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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 10 May to 30 June 1945
Korean War Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|Third Korean Winter, 19 March 1953|
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|Merchant Service Lykes Bros. SS Corp.|
|540k||SS Sea Panther underway while in merchant service for Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., immediately after delivery by Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, circa 1940, location unknown.||Gerhard Muller-Debus|
|USS Hamul (AK-30)
|57k||USS Hamul (AK-30) near Boston Navy Yard, 19 December 1941.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-26434, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com
|USS Hamul (AD-20)
|116k||USS Hamul (AD-20) at Mobile, AL., on 4 January 1943 upon completion of conversion
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-38705 & 19-N-38704, US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|112k||USS Hamul (AD-20) tending a string of 4 unidentified Destroyer Escorts, date and location unknown.||CAPT. Jerry Mason, USN|
|54k||USS Hamul (AD-20) with (from left to right)
USS Calcaterra (DE-390);
USS Pride (DE-323);
USS Falgout (DE-324);
USS Alger (DE-101) and
USS Eichenburger (DE-202), alongside at Bermuda in early 1944. Note HF/DF antenna visible on three of the five DEs, and the two-tone Measure 22 camouflage on four of the five DEs.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 86271, courtesy Captain D.L. Madeira Collection.
|75k||USS Hamul (AD-20) "A" Division, mid-1949, Atlantic.||Ralph Drexel, MM2, USS Hamul, 1949-52|
|71k||USS Hamul (AD-20) at anchor, circa early 1950s, location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # USN 1043637, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|125k||USS Hamul (AD-20) moored to a buoy in San Diego Bay, circa late 1940s or early 1950s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # USN 1043638, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|172k||USS Hamul (AD-20), in Japan, circa 1950 to 1952, while tending destroyers, from inboard to outboard:
USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752)
USS O'Brien (DD-725)
USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884)
USS Bausell (DD-845) and
USS Rogers (DD-876)
|Cyrus Dodd III for his father Cyrus C Dodd BM2 USN USS Hamul 1950-52|
|112k||USS Hamul (AD-20) tending three unidentified destroyers partially visible on her port side, date and location unknown. Photo from "Our Navy" Magazine, Mid-December 1953.||Stanley Svec|
|112k||USS Hamul (AD-20) underway, circa 1951-53, location unknown.||Jody Primeaux for his father John E. Primeaux USS Hamul 1951-53|
|68k||USS Hamul (AD-20) at Yokosuka, Japan, late 1954-early 1955, with USS Blue (DD-744, USS Frank E. Evans (DD754) with another unidentified DD being moved out to make room USS Le Ray Wilson (DE-414) to tie up for maintenance in late 1954 or early 1955.||Frank D. Heckart GM2 USS Le Ray Wilson DE-414|
|182k||USS Hamul (AD-20) moored to a buoy at Naval Station Long Beach, CA., date unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, April 1957.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|284k<||USS Hamul (AD-20) moored pierside at Naval Station Pearl Harbor in 1960 with USS Fletcher (DD-445) and the sailing scow USS Echo (IX-95) alongside. This is a scene from the movie "The Wackiest Ship in the Army". The scow is not the real Echo.||Tommy Trampp|
|87k||USS Hamul (AD-20) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, October 1962.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|75k||USS Bryce Canyon (AD-36) and USS Hamul (AD-20) anchored at Naval Station Long Beach, circa 1960s.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|120k||USS Hamul (AD-20) under way, date and location unknown.||Mike Smolinski|
|77k||USS Hamul (AD-20) Decommissioning Program and USS Isle Royale (AD-29) Recommissioning Program cover.||John Comstock USS Isle Royale|
|Commanding Officers||01||CDR. Tillson, Elwood M.||14 June 1941 to 18 December 1942|
|02||CDR. Deewall, Raymond Gregory :RADM||18 December 1942 to 3 October 1944|
|03||CAPT. Hoffner Jr., Carleton Crosby||3 October 1944 to 26 September 1945|
|04||CAPT. Fenn, Herbert Keeney||26 September 1945 to 6 October 1945|
|05||CDR. Brown, James Roll||6 October 1945 to May 1946|
|06||CDR. Day, Walter DeForest||May 1946 to July 1946|
|07||CDR. Maurer, Richard Charles||July 1946 to November 1946|
|08||CAPT. Maher, Arthur Laurence||November 1946 to December 1947|
|09||CAPT. Guillot, James, Casimir||December 1947 to February 1950|
|10||CAPT. Monroe Jr., Frank||February 1950 to June 1951|
|11||CAPT. Dalton, Carl Malcolm||? June 1951 to ? July 1952|
|12||CAPT. Duborg, Francis Rahr||July 1952 to June 1953|
|13||LCDR. Watson, Samuel Elijah||June 1953 to September 1953|
|14||CAPT. Mccombs, Charles Edward||September 1953 to July 1954|
|15||CAPT. Deewall, Raymond Gregory||July 1954 to 1 May 1955|
|16||CAPT. Lewis, Porter||1 May 1955 to 1 August 1955|
|17||CAPT. Pieczentkowski, Herman Arnold :RADM||1 August 1955 to 5 May 1956|
|18||CAPT. Schoeni, Walter Paul :RADM||5 May 1956 to July 1957|
|19||CAPT. Kilmartin Alfred Dunn||July 1957 to July 1958|
|20||CAPT. Combs Jr., Walter Vincent||July 1958 to 1 July 1959|
|21||CAPT. Keithley, Roger M.||1 July 1959 to 2 July 1960|
|22||CAPT. Silk, Francis William||2 July 1960 to 21 July 1961|
|23||CAPT. Simpson, Eugene Howard||21 July 1961 to 9 June 1963|
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