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USS Orion (AS-18)


Commanding Officers
01 CAPT. Isgrig, Clayton Shadek 30 September 1943 - 10 July 1944
02 CAPT. Shane, George Leonard :RADM10 July 1944 - 27 May 1945
03 CAPT. Hannon, Edward Robert 27 May 1945 - 11 June 1947
04 CAPT. Laing, Frederick Williams11 June1947 - 1 June 1948
05 CAPT. Davidson, John Frederick :RADM1 June 1948 - 1 July 1949
06 CAPT. McGregor Jr., Louis Darby (Sandy) :RADM1 July 1949 - 1 July 1950
07 CAPT. Eddy, Ian Crawford 01 July 1950 - 23 June 1951
08 CAPT. Porter Jr., George Egbert 23 June 1951 - 3 January 1952
09 CDR. Baer, Donald George :RADM03 January 1952 - 17 January 1952
10 CAPT. Murphy Jr., Charlton Lewi, :RADM17 January 1952 - 9 April 1953
11 CAPT. Laughon, Willard Ros, 9 April 1953 - 8 May 1954
12 CAPT. Kinsella, William Thomas :RADM8 May 1954 - 8 July 1955
13 CAPT. Kefauver, Russell 8 July 1955 - 11 August 1956
14 CAPT. Nimitz Jr., Chester William 11 August 1956 - 25 July 1957
15 CAPT. Bowers, Richard Harwood 25 July 1957 - 1 August 1958
16 CAPT. Brown, Charles Donald\, 1 August 1958 - 11 August 1959
17 CAPT. Mason Jr., John Denning 11 August 1959 - 20 July 1960
18 CAPT. Eubanks, Leon Stuart20 July 1960 - 7 July 1961
19 CAPT. Bergner, Allen Alfred :RADM7 July 1961 - 6 August1962
20 CAPT. Vandergrift Jr., Jacob. Jay 6 August1962 - 30 August 1963
21 CAPT. Schocken, Julian Ivan 30 August 1963 - 21 August 1964
22 CAPT. McCants, Thomas Robert 21 August 1964 - 12 January 1966
23 CAPT. Siple, William Lynn 12 January 1966 - 15 January 1967
24 CAPT. Bellah, James Crawford 15 January 1967 - 22 July 1969
25 CAPT. Nicklas Jr., William Conrad 22 July 1969 - 6 October 1970
26 CAPT. Nuss, Jerry John 6 October 1970 - 20 May 1972
27 CAPT. Barunas Jr., George Aloysius 20 May 1972 - 23 August 1974
28 CAPT. Drain, John Frederick 23 August 1974 - 19 June 1976
29 CAPT. Henson, George Marshall 19 June 1976 - 30 August 1978
30 CAPT. Skorupski Jr., Stanislaus Sidney (Stanley) 30 August 1978 - 27 June 1980
31 CAPT. Charles, Richard Noel 27 June 1980 - 30 July 1982
32 CAPT. Branch Jr., Daniel Bernice 30 July 1982 - 24 July 1984
33 CAPT. Morgan, Robert Veron 24 July 1984 - 6 June 1986
34 CAPT. Ferrier, Donald Robert 6 June 1986 - 5 November 1988
35 CAPT. Morgan, Edward Lee5 November 1988 - 14 February 1991
36 CAPT. Hack, Theodore Walter (Ted) 14 February 1991 - 30 September 1993
Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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