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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Supporting and consolidation operations designated by Commander Seventh Fleet, 1 March to 1 May 1944
|Western New Guinea operation
Supporting and consolidation operations designated by Commander Seventh Fleet, 21 April to 21 July 1945
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Supporting and consolidation operations designated by Commander Seventh Fleet, 1 March to 24 July 1944
|Hollandia operation, 12 to 29 May 1945|
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|USS Mizar (AF-12)
|71k||USS Mizar (AF-12) at Norfolk Navy Yard, 20 December 1941. This was the only ship of this class initially converted with
its 3"/50 guns fore and aft on raised platforms.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N- 26531 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|61k||USS Mizar (AF-12) departing Hvalfjord, Iceland February 15-18, 1942. Imperial War Museum Admiralty Official Collection, by Parnall, C.H. (Lt.), Photo No. © IWM (A 7685)||Mike Green|
|84k||Stern view of USS Mizar (AF-12) departing Mare Island, 8 February 1946. Ships to the right: LST is either USS LST-772 or USS LST-271 both arrived at the Ammunition Depot on this date, next is USS Starr (AKA-67) and an identified tug.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 564-46, 2/5/46.
|81k||Broadside view of USS Mizar (AF-12) departing Mare Island, 8 February 1946. Mizar was under going repairs at Mare Island from 28 January to 8 February 1946. Note USS LST-1138 in the background.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 566-46, 2/5/46.
|74k||Bow on view of USS Mizar (AF-12) departing Mare Island, 8 February 1946.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 568-46, 2/5/46.
| Merchant Service
United Fruit Lines
Elder & Fyffes Lines
||Pre-war view of United Fruit Company's. SS Quiriqua moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||Ex-USS Mizar (AF-12) moored pierside in merchant service as Elder & Fyffes' SS Samala, date and location unknown.
||Elder & Fyffes' SS Samala moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||Elder & Fyffes' SS Samala under way, date and location unknown.
|01||CDR. Walbridge, Edward Dewey, USN (USNA 1918)||14 June 1941 - 6 December 1941|
|02||CDR. Walton, Chester Lee, USN (USNA 1929)||6 December 1941 - 28 February 1942|
|03||CDR. Ronquist, Elmer Reuben USN||28 February 1942 - 24 April 1042|
|04||CAPT. Michaux, Woodson Vaughan, USN (USNA 1922)||24 April 1942 - 13 August 1943|
|05||CDR. Dix, John Patrick, USN||13 August 1943 - 7 June 1944|
|06||CDR. Christensen, Carl Albert, USNR||7 June 1944 - 14 March 1945|
|07||LCDR. ,Theroux, Leo Bass, USN||14 March 1945 - 1 April 1946|
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