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|952k||USS McFarland (AVD-14) at anchor, 15 April 1939 in Narragansett Bay.
Photo Caption reads;
"WAR BIRDS GATHER
TWO NAVY PATROL BOMBERS, PART OF THE FORCES WHICH WILL "DEFEND" THE INDUSTRIAL EAST AGAINST A THEORETICAL ATTACK IN WAR GAMES TO START NEXT WEEK, LAND ON THE WATERS OF NARRAGANSETT BAY OFF THE RHODE ISLAND COAST APRIL 15. THE DESTROYER CHILDS (BACKGROUND) WILL ACT AS AN AIRCRAFT GUARD DURING MANEUVERS."
ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO
4-15-39 9:15PES LKM JO
Note the photo caption has mis-identified the ship USS Childs vs. USS McFarland.
|From the Michael Strout collection of AP photos, courtesy Jonathan Eno|
|61k||USS McFarland (AVD-14) under way, date and location unknown.|
|1700k||Bow of USS MacFarland (AVD-14) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 14 November 1940.
The ship outboard of MacFarland could be;
USS Chandler (DMS-9),
USS Southard (DMS-10), or
USS Hopkins (DMS-13) per the shipyard journal of this date. The
journal does not give exact berth positions in any giving berth.
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # MIMSY 8310-11-40 from the files of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|218k||USS McFarland (AVD-14) moored pierside at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard in May 1942.
US Navy photo.
|188k||USS McFarland (AVD-14) moored at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 17 May 1942.
US Navy photo.
|01||LCDR. Haines, Preston Bennett||30 September 1920 - 2 November 1921||DD-237|
|02||CDR. Pence, Harry Langley||2 November 1921 - 1923||DD-237|
|03||LCDR. Mills, Schuyler||1923||DD-237|
|04||LCDR. Dunn, Lucius Claude||27 July 1925 - ?||DD-237|
|05||CDR. Crosby, Howard Hall||1927||DD-237|
|06||LCDR. Buckmaster, Elliott ;VADM||21 June 1929 - June 1930||DD-237|
|07||LCDR. Kirkpatrick, Robert Dudley||June 1930 - 20 January 1931||DD-237|
|Decommissioned||20 January 1931 - 13 June 1932|
|08||LCDR. Fisher, Edwin Newcombe||13 June 1932 - ?||DD-237|
|09||LCDR. Allen, Jerome Lee||June 1934 - 10 May 1935||DD-237|
|Decommissioned||10 May 1935 - 5 October 1940|
|10||LCDR. Kane, Joseph Lester (Paddy) :RADM||5 October 1940 - October 1942||AVD-14|
|11||LCDR. Alderman, John Clement (Dopey) USN :RADM||October 1942 - January 1943||AVD-14|
|12||LCDR. Gardner Jr., Earl Grace||January 1943 - April 1944||AVD-14 / DD-237|
|13||LCDR. Calvin, H. S.||April 1944 - 3 November 1945||DD-237|
|14||LT. Saunders Jr., Clarence L.||3 November 1945 - 8 November 1945||DD-237|
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