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|237k||News clipping from the Hog Island News in 1919 documenting the success of SS Saluda's maiden voyage.
Photo by George Groesbeck.
|USS Sirius (AK-15)
|28k||USS Sirius (AK-15), date and location unknown.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|03k||USS Sirius (AK-15) pierside in a tropical location, possibly the Panama Canal Zone. Her bridge structure is in its original
configuration, with an open conning position above the pilot house protected only by a canvas cover.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. 80-G-456004, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|133k||USS Sirius (AK-15) near Mare Island Navy Yard, 16 January 1942, after installation of armament. Her armament
arrangement is similar to that of USS Spica except that the forward pair of 3"/50 guns has been moved from the bridge wings to
two bandstands just aft of the bridge. She also has positions for .50 caliber anti-aircraft machine guns that were soon replaced with 20mm guns. All guns have
US. National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # 19-N-26702, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|100k||USS Sirius (AK-15), at Guam, 23 June 1942, taking aboard Japanese prisoners of war, survivors of the aircraft carrier Hiryu, at Midway for transportation to Hawaii. They had been rescued by USS Ballard (AVD-10) a few days earlier. Note armed guards nearby, crowd of on lookers, and widespread use of the old-style "tin hat" battle helmets.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-79982-24 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
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|98k||USS Sirius (AK-15) near US Naval Drydocks, Hunters Point, San Francisco, 29 January 1945. after change of armament.
Her armament has been modified along the same lines as that of USS Capella in 1943, including a 5"/38 gun on the stern and
two 3"/50s at each end of the ship, all on raised platforms.
US. National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # none, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|01||CDR. Cumming, John Whitlow Wetherill||22 December 1922 - 17 December 1924|
|02||CDR. Rees, Albert Shaffner||17 December 1924 - 16 January 1926|
|03||LCDR. McCain, John Sidney ("Mac") :ADM||16 January 1926 - 23 July 1926|
|04||CDR. Gaddis, William Peace||23 July 1926 - 13 September 1926|
|05||CDR. Rogers Fred Fremont||13 September 1926 - 1927|
|06||CAPT. Pegram, George Cargill||25 August 1927 - 27 June 1928|
|07||CDR. Bratton, Leslie Emmett :RADM||27 July 1928 - 27 June 1929|
|08||CAPT. Goss, Nelson Henry||27 June 1929 - 4 December 1930|
|09||CDR. Cummings, Damon Earhart||4 December 1930 - ?|
|10||CDR. Stewart, Ralph Roderick||7 May 1932 - 17 August 1934|
|11||CDR. Richardson, Clifford Geer||17 August 1934 - 10 June 1935|
|12||CDR. Wiley, Herbert Victor||10 June 1935 - 1 May 1936|
|13||CDR. Crutcher, Chauncey Rolfe||1 May 1936 - 12 June 1938|
|14||CDR. Holloway Jr., Samuel Lemuel||12 June 1938 - 21 September 1939|
|15||CDR. Momsen, Charles Bowers (Swede) :VADM||21 September 1939 - 1 October 1941|
|16||CDR. Tarbutton, Elmer Allan||1 October 1941 - 9 February 1943?|
|17||CDR. Rhoads, Forrest Alexis :RADM||9 February 1943 - 10 January 1944|
|18||CDR. Johnson, Hans Gerhard Reinhard||10 January 1944 - 9 December 1944|
|19||LT. Lyden, John Robert||9 December 1944 - 9 January 1945|
|20||CDR. Johnson, Hans Gerhard Reinhard||9 January 1945 - 22 June 1945|
|21||LCDR. Lucas, Vincent Francis||22 June 1945 - 26 April 1946|
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