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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive

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

USCGC Southwind (WAGB-280)
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)
 Decommissioned 25 March 1945 - 10 January 1950to Soviet Union
02CDR. Kelly, Robert BollingUSN10 January 1950 - December 1951USS Atka (AGB-3)
03CDR. Flynn, L. J.USNDecember 1951 - January 1953USS Atka (AGB-3)
04CDR. Mansfield, Jack EmersonUSNJanuary 1953 - 28 June 1954USS Atka (AGB-3)
05CDR. Jacobsen, GlenUSN28 June 1954 - ?USS Atka (AGB-3)
06CDR. Martin, William JohnUSN1956 - ?USS Atka (AGB-3)
07CDR. Draper, Murray EdmondUSN1957 - 5 April 1958USS Atka (AGB-3)
08CDR. Reinhardt, William HenryUSN5 April 1958 - 1 September 1959USS Atka (AGB-3)
09CDR. Toon, Buster EugeneUSN1 September 1959 - ?USS Atka (AGB-3)
10CDR. Judith, Joseph HenryUSN1961 - 1963USS Atka (AGB-3)
11CDR. Nickerson, Norval EugeneUSN1963 - 1965USS Atka (AGB-3)
12CDR. Blake, John SanbornUSN19 July 1965 - 31 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. :RADMUSCGDecember 1970 - July 1972USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
16CAPT. Knapp, Richard J. :RADMUSCGJuly 1972 - December 1972USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
17CAPT. Lonsdale, Adrian LorenceUSCGDecmber 1972 - 31 May 1974USCGC Southwind WAGB-280)
Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Kelly, Robert Bolling, CDR USN 1 01.10.1950 00.12.1951 USS ATKA AGB-03 Flynn, L. J., CDR USN 2 00.12.1951 00.01.1953 USS ATKA AGB-03 Mansfield, Jack Emerson, CDR 2 00.01.1953 28.06.1954
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