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|Pearl Harbor-Midway, 7 December 1941||Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 4 to 16 March 1945
|Gilbert Islands operation
Tarawa, 13 November to 8 December 1943
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|USS Bushnell (Submarine Tender #2)
|90k||Port bow view of USS Bushnell (Submarine Tender #2) at anchor in Hampton Roads, Virginia, 13 December 1916.
Library of Congress photo # LC-F82- 1822, US National Archives, RG-19-A-31, Photo # Unknown, courtesy Shipscribe.com, and Imperial War Museum American First World War Official Exchange Collection, Photo No. © IWM (Q 68976)
RG-19-A-31, Photo # Unknown
Imperial War Museum
American First World War
Official Exchange Collection,
Photo No. © IWM (Q 68976)
|84k||USS Bushnell (Submarine Tender #2) at anchor in Bantry Bay, Ireland, with "L" type submarines alongside, 1918.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 52856.
|129k||USS Bushnell (Submarine Tender #2) at anchor hoisting
USS L-2, in Irish waters during World War I. Moored to Bushnell's port side are from left to right
USS L-9 and
USS L-1 (Submarines Nos. 43, 49 and 40) |
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 61684, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|85k||USS Bushnell (Submarine Tender #2) at anchor, circa 1918.|
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 75663, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|USS Bushnell (AS-2)
|92k||Control Force submarines and their tenders at Christobal, Panama
Canal Zone, circa 1923. The tenders are (from left to right): USS Savannah (AS-8),
USS Bushnell (AS-2), USS Beaver (AS-5) and USS Camden (AS-6). Submarines are mostly "R" type boats, among them USS R-23 (SS-100) and USS R-25 (SS-102), both in the nest alongside Savannah's port quarter. The larger submarine alongside Savannah's bow may be USS S-1 (SS-105), with her large seaplane hangar. Photo by A.E. Wells.
US Navy photo # NH 42573 courtesy of CDR. Christopher Noble, USN (Retired), 1967. From the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
|US Naval Historical Center|
|98k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) tending submarines at Gonaives, Haiti, 1924. |
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 74633.
|112k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) circa late 1920s or early 1930s. At some time between 1924 and 1933 the open conning station above the
pilot house was enclosed, adding a level to the forward superstructure. The original of this image was a post card.|
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # None, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|158k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) under way, 31 October 1933, near Pearl Harbor flying a Rear Admiral's flag with "S" class submarines in
line of bearing passing in review with crews on deck in the background. Bushnell was serving at this time as flagship for Commander, Submarine Force,
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # 80-G-1010805, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|64k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) under way off Norfolk Navy Yard, 18 April 1936.
US Navy photo
|98k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) under way, date and location unknown.||Courtesy Randy Guttery Tendertales Web Site|
|29k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) at anchor, date and location unknown||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|56k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) at anchor, date and location unknown. US Navy photo.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|147k||USS Bushnell (AS-2) off Curacao, Netherlands West Indies, on a survey mission circa 1938-1939. She had been reassigned to
surveying duty from the submarine force in December 1937 but retained her designation as a submarine tender (AS-2) until 1940.
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 75665, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|USS Sumner (AG-32)
|107k||USS Sumner (AG-32), circa late 1941, after completing initial wartime modifications for surveying duty. The ship has
one 5"/51 gun on the fantail and four small 3"/23 AA guns, two forward and two aft. All of these guns plus some anti-aircraft machine guns (later replaced with
20mm guns) have splinter protection in the form of gun tubs.
US National Archives, RG-19-NS box 4, Photo # 19-N-27114 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|USS Sumner (AGS-5)
|1086k||USS Sumner (AGS-5) moored at Pearl Harbor, circa 16 to 23 January 1946.
Also present are:
USS Bennington (CV-20) moored across the channel at NAS Ford Island,
USS Troilus (AKA-46) moored astern of,
USS Cape Gloucester (CVE-109),
USS LST-1079 moored astern of
USS Terror (CM-5),
USS LST-459 with LCT-1015 secured to her main deck, astern of
Moored forward of LST-863 are an unidentified Minesweeper and two Rescue and Salvage ships
The next pier has two unidentified ships, possibly AKs the Survey Ship USS Sumner (AGS-5), and two unidentified Minesweepers
USS LST-737 moored astern of
USS LST-45 moored astern of numerous Minesweepers and possibly
USS Shipley Bay (CVE-85)
US Navy photo BUAER photo # 496019 from "CINCPAC, Released 23 January 1946.
|67k||A "Short Snorter" issued by USS Sumner (AGS-5). The Operation Crossroads Short Snorters were part of Joint Operations Task Force One in which 37,000 sailors and 5,000 airmen participated in "watching" the world's 4th and 5th. nuclear explosions at Bikini Island on July 1, 1946 and July 25, 1946. See the The Short Snorters Project||Tommy Trampp|
|134k||Photographers at Bikini Atoll go ashore in an amphibious DUKW from USS Sumner (AGC-5) at anchor in the lagoon in the background. The Sumner's scientists and engineers did advance mapping and supervised the clearing of coral from landing points and anchorages before the arrival in the lagoon of Joint Army-Navy Task Force One for the atomic bomb tests.
Photo and text from "The National Geographic Magazine", July 1946.
|131k||USS Sumner (AGS-5) in San Francisco Bay between her arrival there, 24 May 1946, from the Far East and her departure,
9 July 1946 for the East Coast and decommissioning. Note in the process of upgrading her armament to more modern weapons in 1943 her after superstructure was
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 82204, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|01||LCDR. Boyd, David French, USN (USNA 1897)||24 November 1915 - November 1916||Submarine Tender No.2|
|02||CDR. Friedell, Wilhelm Lee, USN (USNA 1905) :RADM||23 May 1917 - 16 December 1918||Submarine Tender No.2|
|03||CDR, Taylor, Conant, USN (USNA 1906)||16 January 1919 - ?||Submarine Tender No.2|
|04||CDR. Laizure, Dallas Charles||15 May 1921 - ?||AS-2|
|05||LCDR. Bowman, Mark Cooper||1924||AS-2|
|06||CDR. Laizure, Dallas Charles||1924||AS-2|
|07||LCDR. Branham, Hugh McCulloch||2 January 1926||AS-2|
|08||CDR. Kilpatrick, Walter Kenneth, USN (USNA 1908)||1927||AS-2|
|09||CDR. Lammers, Howard Melvin, USN (USNA 1908)||16 May 1929 -17 June 1931||AS-2|
|10||CDR. Deem, Joseph Mason, USN (USNA 1909)||17 June 1931 - 8 June 1933||AS-2|
|11||CDR. Bidwell, Abel Trood, USN (USNA 1908) :RADM||8 June 1933 - 20 January 1936||AS-2|
|12||CDR. Carstarphen, Rivers Johnson, USN (USNA 1911)||20 January 1936 - 20 January 1937||AS-2|
|13||CDR. Lewis, James Mackey, USN (USNA 1915)||20 January 1937 - 21 June 1939||AS-2|
|14||LCDR. Coleman, William Bryan, USN||21 June 1939 - 26 May 1941||AG-32|
|15||CDR. Du Bois, Samuel Walter||26 May 1941 - 10 March 1942||AG-32|
|16||CDR. Truitt, Ira Walter, USN||10 March 1942 - 22 May 1944||AGS-5|
|17||LCDR. Johnson, Irving Milton, USNR||22 May 1944 - 18 May 1945||AGS-5|
|18||CDR. Brownell, Thomas Church||18 May 1945 - 15 June 1945||AGS-5|
|19||LT. Nutt, David Cameron||15 June 1945 - 13 September 1946||AGS-5|
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