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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
Task Group 122.3 - Salvage and Fire Fighting Group (Wreck Dispersal Vessel)
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 6 May to 30 June 1945
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| USS Bannock (AT-81)
|28k||USS Bannock (AT-81) commissioning ceremony, 28 June 1943, at Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Charleston, S.C.
US Navy photo
| USS Bannock (ATF-81)
|28k||USS Bannock (ATF-81) underway, 26 August 1944, location unknown.
US Navy photo
|52k||USS Bannock (ATF-81) at the scene of the sinking of USS Meredith (DD-726), off Utah Beach, 9 June 1944. Meredith struck a mine off Utah Beach, 8 June 1944 and was sunk the following day by German aircraft. Note, just across the midship area of the 83' patrol boat is the stern, and over the bow, is the overturned bow of Meredith.
US Navy photo
|Michael Feagin in honor of his father Byron Feagin USS Bannock|
|261k||USS Bannock (ATF-81) change of command, LT. Harold Mitchell Yelton, USN relieves LCDR. Jesse Lee White, USN, 25 September 1954. US Navy photos.
LCDR. White looks on as LT. Yelton reads his orders in assuming command of Bannock
LCDR. White's Commissioning Pennant is hauled down
"O" Division inspection during change of command
LT Yelton's crew photo. Front Row officers left to right; WO Phillips, Engineering ENS. LTjg. Rosenfield, XO; LT Yelton, CO; ENS. Peterson; CWO Wayda. Don Burner is far left in the first row of crew standing, at far left.
|Don Burner RM3 USS Bannock|
|224k||USS Bannock (ATF-81) underway in the Chesapeake Bay, circa 1954-55. Note the missing whale boat and motor launch, both were away for overhaul.||Don Burner RM3 USS Bannock|
| C.P. 451 Bannock
|1386k||Ex-USS Bannock (ATF-81) in Italian Coast Guard service drydocked at Genoa, Italy, 26 January 1969||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|65k||C.P. 451 Bannock in 1999||Submitted by Elizabeth Piet and Alex Sinke
of Fleet Tug Sailors)
|48k||C.P. 451 Bannock in service with the Italian Customs Service, date and location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|69k||C.P. 451 Bannock laid up at Naples, Italy. In a message from Guardia Costiera. ".. regarding your mail of 07/03/2005 we inform you that the ship is in 'disarmament' and that she is in the Naples Port. We send the photo of the ship."||Michael Feagin in honor of his father Byron Feagin USS Bannock|
|01||LCDR. Morgan, Sam Patterson, USN||28 June 1943 - 15 September 1944|
|02||LT. Goertner, John Michael, USNR||15 September 1944 - December 1945|
|03||LT. Hobbs, Truman M., USNR||December 1945 - 1946|
|04||LT. Grove, Francis Wayne, USN||1946 - 21 February 1947|
|Decommissioned||21 February 1947 - 11 September 1951|
|05||LT. Dreman, Wesley Curtis||11 September 1951 - 1953|
|06||LCDR. White, Jesse Lee, USN||1953 - 25 September 1954|
|07||LT. Yelton, Harold Mitchell, USN||25 September 1954 - 25 November 1955|
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