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|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|Capture and defense of Guadalcanal, 29 August 1942||Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 11 to 14 October 1944
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 21 to 30 July 1944
Capture and occupation of Guam, 31 July to 15 August 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 3 to 30 June 1945
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|36k||USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) date and location unknown.||Chuck White|
|906k||USS Houston (CA-30) is forward of USS Chicago (CA-29) on 10 September 1940 at Navy Yard Mare Island, CA. USS Ramapo (AO-12) is berthed alongside USS Houston and USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) and YD-33 (150 ton crane) are alongside USS Chicago. In this picture there is a good view of the AA guns added to the USS Chicago's aft deck house. US Navy Photo.||Darryl Baker|
|135k||USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) moored pierside at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 25 November 1940.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|83k||USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) underway in San Francisco Bay near Mare Island Navy Yard, 6 July 1942.
Her 3"/23 guns have been replaced with 3"/50 guns, note the two 3"/50 guns at the after end of the main superstructure, and the sponson in the forward well deck for
the 50-foot motor launches has been removed.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo #'s 19-N-32040 and 19-N-32041 US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives. courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|01||CDR. Dierdorff, Ross Ainsworth||15 May 1940 - January 1942|
|02||CDR. Tallman, Donald Rex||January 1942 - 29 May 1942|
|03||CDR. McQuiston, Edward Irwin||29 May 1942 - 20 September 1943|
|04||CDR. Farrel, William Howard, USNR Ret.||20 September 1943 - 29 July 1944|
|05||CAPT. Reppy, John David||29 July 1944 - 18 January 1945|
|06||CAPT. Ellis, Herbert Aloysius||18 January 1945 - August 1945|
|08||CAPT. Knachel, Firman Fillmore||February 1946 - 16 May 1946|
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