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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 14 to 19 June 1945
Korean War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Communist China Aggression
13 to 21 December 1950
|UN Summer-Fall Offensive
12 July 1951
|First UN Counter Offensive
25 to 27 March 19
21 April 1951
|Third Korean Winter
23 to 24 March 1953
|Communist China Spring Offensive
22 to 23 April 1951
15 to 16 May 1951
6 to 7 June 1951
28 June to 1 July 1951
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|12 January to 24 April 1946||12 January to 24 April 1946|
|16 October to 5 November 1946||24 March to 9 April 1948|
|24 June to 24 July 1948|
|26 July to 20 September 1948|
|8 to 14 December 1949|
|11 to 13 March 1951|
|26 April to 2 May 1951|
|28 May to 2 June 1951|
|4 to 7 July 1951|
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|61k||USS Merapi (AF-38) at anchor, date and location unknown||Tommy Trampp|
|61k||USS Merapi (AF-38) underway (Stern view from Aft of Center Line) in Sinclair Inlet off Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA., 24 July 1947.
US Naval Shipyard Puget Sound photo # NY8-823 now in the collections of the US National Archives, Seattle Branch.
|58k||USS Merapi (AF-38) underway (Bow view, approximately 45° off Center Line) in Sinclair Inlet off Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA., 24 July 1947.
US Naval Shipyard Puget Sound photo # NY8-822 now in the collections of the US National Archives, Seattle Branch.
|64k||USS Merapi (AF-38) underway (Broadside view, Starboard Side) in Sinclair Inlet off Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA., 24 July 1947.
US Naval Shipyard Puget Sound photo # NY8-821 now in the collections of the US National Archives, Seattle Branch.
|78k||USS Merapi (AF-38) leaving Pearl Harbor for Kwajalein and Eniwetok in the summer of 1957. The deck cargo was for Kwajalein.||Ron Berwick DK3 USS Merapi|
|75k||USS Merapi (AF-38) underway, circa early-1958 near the end of her active naval career. The gun visible aft is a 3"/50 weapon.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # KN-8837, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|01||LT. Wood, William W.||21 March 1945 - 9 November 1945|
|02||LCDR. Marker, Eugene Frederick, USN||9 November 1945|
|03||LCDR. Nichols, Robert Greene||5 July 1948 - 27 September 1949|
|04||LCDR. Livingston, Carlton Stanley, USN||1950 - September 1951|
|05||LCDR. Chance, Ray Edward, USN||September 1951 - September 1952|
|06||LCDR. Van Over, Roswell, USN||September 1952 - ?|
|07||LCDR. Davis Lon||? - May 1958|
|08||LCDR. Waller Jr., William||May 1958 - 18 January 1959|
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