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Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|6 October to 22 November 1945||14 to 25 October 1946|
|26 January to 7 November 1946||5 March to 19 April 1947|
|27 May to 23 June 1949||25 August to 1 September 1947|
|17 May to 1 June 1948|
|1 to 8 November 1948|
|7 April to 24 May 1949|
|12 to 18 September 1950|
|10 to 16 October 1950|
|23 November to 7 December 1950|
Korean War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Communist China Aggression
22 to 31 December 1950
|Third Korean Winter
21 to 24 May 1952
14 to 15 August 1952
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|USS Karin (AF-33)
|77k||USS Karin (AF-33) underway probably near Galveston, TX., in February 1945 upon completion of her conversion for naval
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-78305, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|74k||USS Karin (AF-33) underway probably in San Francisco Bay, CA., circa 1945-1946.
US Navy photo # NH 82220 Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1975.
|US Naval Historical Center|
|79k||Bow on view of USS Karin (AF-33) off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA., 28 November 1949. Karin was undergoing repairs at Mare Island from 30 September to 10 December 1949.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 4911-11-49, 11/28/49.
|69k||Broadside view of USS Karin (AF-33) off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA., 28 November 1949.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 4913-11-49, 11/28/49.
|83k||Stern view of USS Karin (AF-33) off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA., 28 November 1949.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 4915-11-49, 11/28/49.
|79k||USS Faribault (AK-179), left, and USS Karin (AF-33), right, at anchor in Along Bay, North Vietnam during operation "Passage to Freedom," while evacuating Catholics refugees from the North to South Vietnam in 1955.
Photo courtesy Ernie Showalter USS Faribault
|352k||USS Karin (AF-33) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|383k||USS Karin (AF-33) passing under the Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco, CA. while outbound to sea, date unknown.
US Navy photo
|62k||USS Karin (AF-33) being towed into San Francisco Bay by Red Cloud YTB-268, date unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
|199k||Ex-USS Karin (AF-33) in commercial service as the Strom Drilling Co. drillship MVTyphoon, circa 1969-75.||David Wright|
|01||LT. Mallon, Richard C.||3 February 1945 - 28 January 1946|
|02||LCDR. Dalby, Maxwell T.||28 January 1946 - August 1947|
|03||LCDR. Toran, William Paul||August 1947 - December 1949|
|04||LCDR. Maddox, Berley Lee, USN||1950 - 16 February 1951|
|05||LCDR. Kuykendall, William Oliger, USN||16 February 1951 - 21 June 1952|
|06||LCDR. Eakin Jr., Sydney Lee, USN||21 June 1952 - ?|
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