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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|North African occupation
Algeria - Morocco landings, 9 to 11 November 1942
Formosa attacks, 3 to 4, 15 and 21 January 1945
Luzon attacks, 6 and 7 January 1945
China Coast attacks, 16 January 1945
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 16 February to 2 March 1945
|Okinawa Gunto operation
5th and 3d Fleet raids in support of Okinawa Gunto operation, 26 March to 3 June 1945
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 4 to 21 June 1945
|3rd Fleet operations against Japan,, 10 to 29 July 1945|
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|2 September to 11 December 1945||13 to 26 December 1946|
|11 May to 26 July 1946||16 to 18 November 1948|
|13 December 1946 to 12 December 1947|
|1 to 11 May 1948|
|23 to 26 November 1948|
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The Merrimack River at Pembroke, New Hampshire
Map of the Merrimack River watershed. created based on USGS data by ©Karl Musser.
|83k||USS Merrimack (AO-37) underway off the east coast of the United State, 8 October 1943.
US National Archives photo 80-G-87115, a US Navy photo from the collections NARA II.
||177k||USS Merrimack (AO-37) underway off the coast of the United State, 10 December 1943.
US National Archives 80-G-212221 a US Navy photo taken by an airship from LTA Squadron ZP-22 from NAS Houma, LA., now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|43k||USS Merrimack (AO-37) underway, date and location unknown.|
US Navy photo
|William Toohey for his father
Bill Toohey SK1, USN 1947, USS Merrimack
|125k||USS Merrimack (AO-37) at anchor, circa 1945, location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, photo # NH 73251, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|Mike Green and Robert Hurst|
|154k||Aerial view of USS Merrimack (AO-37) underway, date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
||150k||USS Merrimack (AO-37) underway alongside
USS Hornet (CV-12), circa March 1945.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-308209, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|171k||USS Merrimack (AO-37) refueling USS Ticonderoga (CV-14),
21 July 1945, in TG38.3.
Photo by George Silk, Life Magazine. Used for educational and non-commercial purpose.
|01||CDR. Hilbert, William Edward, USN (USNA 1919)||4 February 1942 - 25 September 1943|
|02||CDR. MacKerracher, Robert Archibald, USN (USNA 1923)||25 September 1943 - 24 September 1944|
|03||CAPT. Bailey, Vaughan, USN Ret. (USNA 1912)||24 September 1944 - April 1946|
|04||CAPT. Zemmer, Harold Maurice, USN (USNA 1927) :RADM||April 1946 - April 1947|
|05||CDR. Thurston Jr., Charles Edward, USN (USNA 1934)||1949 - 2 August 1950|
|Decommissioned||2 August 1950 - 6 December 1950|
|06||LCDR. Talbot Jr., Wallace Lee, USN||1954 - 20 December 1954|
|07||CDR. Turner, Thomas Andrew, USN (USNA 1941)||? - 29 November 1957|
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