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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of Southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 14 October 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 2 April to 10 June 1945
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 20 February to 16 March 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|9 September to 25 December 1945||9 September to 25 December 1945|
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|44k||USS Oceanus (ARB-2) at anchor, date and location unknown. Note Oceanus is painted Camouflage Measure 31, Design 11L.
US Navy photo
|Joanne Ziegler for her father Joe Ziegler USS Oceanus|
|154k||USS Oceanus (ARB-2) at anchor, date and location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 83856. Courtesy of D.M. McPherson, 1975.
|01||LCDR. Studley Jr., William Burns, USNR||22 May 1943 - 24 September 1943|
|02||LT. Lawton, Thomas Paul, USNR||24 September 1943 - 30 June 1944|
|03||LT. Fluss, Dean, USN||30 June 1944 - May 1946|
|04||LCDR. Dilworth, Frank Claude, USN||May 1946 - July 1946|
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