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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944|
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|175k||Nitro (AE-2) fitting out at Puget Sound Navy Yard, WA., 14 February 1921.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 2790 from the collection of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, MC USN
|52k||USS Nitro (AE-2) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
Photo from "U.S.Warships of World War One" with permission from the author Paul H. Silverstone.
|26k||USS Nitro (AE-2) moored pierside, circa 1930s, location unknown.||Ron Reeves|
|221k||USS Nitro (AE-2) moored pierside at Naval Ammunition Deport Iona New York, circa 1930s.
Photo by CWO4 Cecil Wood USMC
|Donald Wood for his father CWO4 Cecil Wood USMC|
|90k||USS Nitro (AE-2) at Naval Ammunition Depot Balboa, Canal Zone, 1 January 1938.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-466183, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|105k||USS Nitro (AE-2) near the Norfolk Navy Yard, 4 September 1942. The two forward 5"/51 guns have been replaced with two
additional 3"/50 AA guns and the .50 caliber machine guns have been replaced with 20mm guns. She also has a light radar platform around her forward searchlight.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # 19-N-34507 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|75k||USS Nitro (AE-2) underway, 17 December 1943, location unknown.|
|37k||USS Nitro (AE-2) after departing Norfolk, VA., 20 April 1944, while enroute to Belfast, Northern Ireland.
US Navy photo.
|Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|01||CDR. Vincent, Roe Willis, USN (1899)||1 April 1921 - 2 June 1923|
|02||CDR. Ridgely, Frank Eugene, USN (1896)||2 June 1923 - 1 December 1923|
|03||CDR. Stark, Harold Raynsford (Betty), USN (1905) :ADM||1 December 1923 - 14 November 1925|
|04||CDR. Pickens, Andrew Calhoun, USN (1904) :RADM||14 November 1925 - 8 April 1927|
|05||CAPT. Metcalf, Martin Kellogg, USN (1903)||8 April 1927 - 9 May 1929|
|06||CAPT. Finney, Earl Peck, USN (1902)||9 May 1929 - 9 June 1931|
|07||CAPT. McCain, John Sidney ("Slew"), USN (1906) :ADM||9 June 1931 - 31 May 1932|
|08||CDR. Parker, Ralph Chandler, USN (1907)||31 May 1932 - 25 May 1934|
|09||CDR. Markland, Henry Thomas, USN (1908)||25 May 1934 - 31 May 1936|
|10||CDR. Kelly, Monroe, USN (1909)||31 May 1936 - 1937|
|12||CDR. Bennion, Mervyn Sharp, USN (1912)||10 March 1938 - 1 June 1939|
|13||CAPT. Cobb, Calvin Hayes, USN (1911) :VADM||1 June 1939 - 11 July 1940|
|14||CDR. Balsley, Alfred Henry, USN (1914)||11 July 1940 - 15 June 1941|
|15||CAPT. Chippendale, Burton Witham, USN (1915)||15 June 1941 - 3 June 1942|
|16||CDR. Johnson, George William, USN (1918)||3 June 1942 - 1 July 1942|
|17||LCDR. Milner, Robert Miller (Shorty), USN (1921a) (acting)||1 July 1942 - 29 July 1942|
|18||CDR. Ragonnet, Lucien, USN (1922) :RADM||29 July 1942 - 13 March 1943|
|19||CDR. Trimble, Foy, USNR||13 March 1943 - 25 September 1945|
|20||LCDR. Parr, Walter Scott, USN||25 September 1945 - 30 November 1945|
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