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|Pearl Harbor - Midway
Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 14 October 1944
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 25 to 31 July 1944
Capture and occupation of Guam, 1 to 15 August 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 13 to 14 June 1944
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|41k||USS Vega (AK-17) mooring at New York Navy Yard during the 1920s with the help of a commercial tug.
US Navy photo
|US Naval Historical Center|
|72k||USS Vega (AK-17) moored pierside, date and location unknown.||Jon Burdett|
|155k||USS Vega (AK-17) moored pierside at Brooklyn Navy Yard, 11 April 1929. Note that her bridge structure is topped by a partially enclosed conning position with a probable deckhouse behind it.
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 753
|43k||USS Vega (AK-17) moored pierside, circa 1937, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|107k||USS Vega (AK-17) near Mare Island Navy Yard, 2 February 1942, after installation of armament. Her four 3" guns have been grouped on a raised deck after the bridge and the hatch there and the kingposts that served it have been removed. The gun positions carry 3"/23 guns pending availability of 3"/50 guns, which were back-fitted later in 1942.
US National Archives, RG-19 textual files, item S-22 (inclining experiments), Photo # Unknown, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|41k||USS Vega (AK-17) underway, 8 September 1942.
US Navy photo
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|130k||USS Vega (AK-17) at the Ames Terminal, Seattle, Washington, 5 January 1944, after change of armament. Her armament has been modified along the same lines as that of USS Capella (AK-13), including a 5"/38 gun on the stern.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # 19-N-57176 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|01||LT. Newman, William H.||21 December 1921 - ?|
|02||CDR. Caldwell, Turner Foster :RADM||1922 - ?|
|03||CDR Stewart, Lehigh Morrison||17 September 1923 - 5 May 1925|
|04||CDR Bowdey, George Hall||1925 - 1926|
|05||CDR Kidd Sr., Isaac Campbell :RADM||5 May 1925 - 6 August 1926|
|06||CDR. Bogart, Isaac Crabell||6 August 1926 - ?|
|07||CDR. Robinson, Francis Martin||1928 - ?|
|08||CDR. Landon, John Jackson||4 May 1929 - 20 May 1931|
|09||CDR. Krakow, Carl Christian||20 May 1931 - ?|
|10||CDR. Smith Jr., William Robinson||7 June 1933 - 2 June 1934|
|11||CDR. Flynn, Cornelius William||2 June 1934 - ?|
|12||CDR. Eason, Curry Ester||15 June 1938 - 22 April 1939|
|13||CDR. Vetter, John Peter||22 April 1939 - ?|
|14||CDR. Smith, Arthur Chester||3 October 1942 - ?|
|15||LCDR. Rice, Frederic C.||22 December 1943 - 7 October 1944|
|16||LCDR. Dell, William B.||7 October 1944 - 28 March 1945|
|17||LCDR. Branan, Victor C.||28 March 1945 - 18 April 1945|
|18||LCDR. Burling, Donald Oscar||18 April 1945 - ?|
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