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Patch at left contributed by Bill Valashinas, plaque at right by Jack Treutle

USCGC Southwind (WAGB-280)
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USS Atka (AGB-3) (1950 - 1966)
USCGC Southwind (WAGB-280) (1944 - 1945)


Commanding Officers
01CDR. Hoyle, Richard M. USCG15 July 1944 - 25 March 1945USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
 Decommissioned25 March 1945 - 10 January 1950To Soviet Union
02CDR. Kelly, Robert Bolling USN (35)10 January 1950 - 12 December 1951USS Atka (AGB-3)
03CDR. Flynn, Leonard John USN (34)12 December 1951 - 6 February 1953USS Atka (AGB-3)
04CDR. Mansfield, Jack Emerson USN (38)6 February 1953 - 28 June 1954USS Atka (AGB-3)
05CDR. Jacobsen, Glen USN28 June 1954 - 7 August 1956USS Atka (AGB-3)
06CDR. Bulfinch, Charles USN7 August 1956 - 5 April 1958USS Atka (AGB-3)
07CDR. Reinhardt, William Henry USN (41)5 April 1958 - 1 September 1959USS Atka (AGB-3)
08CDR. Toon, Buster Eugene USN1 September 1959 - 17 October 1961USS Atka (AGB-3)
09CDR. Draper, Murray Edmond USN17 October 1961 - 28 February 1963USS Atka (AGB-3)
10CDR. Judith, Joseph Henry USN28 February 1963 - 5 June 1964USS Atka (AGB-3)
11CDR. Martin, William "J" USNR5 June 1964 - 19 July 1965USS Atka (AGB-3)
12CDR. Blake, John Sanborn USN (46)19 July 1965 - 31 October 1966USS Atka (AGB-3)
12Decommissioned31 October 1966USS Atka (AGB-3)
13CAPT. Dolber, Sumner R. USCG31 October 1966 - 6 June 1969USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
14CAPT. Cassidy, Edward D. USCG6 June 1969 - December 1970USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
15CAPT. Schwob, William S. USCG :RADMDecember 1970 - July 1972USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
16CAPT. Knapp, Richard J. USCG :RADMJuly 1972 - December 1972USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
17CAPT. Lonsdale, Adrian Lorence USCGDecember 1972 - 31 May 1974USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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