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USS Estes (LCC-12)
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USS Estes (AGC-12) (1944 - 1969)


Commanding Officers
01CAPT. Mathews, Robert O.9 October 1944 - 18 March 1947
02CAPT. Brereton, Wilkie Hil18 March 1947 - July 1947
03CAPT. Hogle, James BernhartJuly 1947 - 1948
04CAPT. Davidson, Walter Bunn1948 - 30 June 1949
 Decommissioned30 June 1949 to 31 January 1951
05CAPT. Wood, Robert Winthrop :RADM31 January 1951 - 30 April 1952
06CAPT. Holtwick Jr., Jack Sebastian30 April 1952 - 8 September 1953
07CAPT. Waterhouse, Jacob Wilson8 September 1953 - 18 November 1954
08CAPT. Peterson Jr., Mell Andrew18 November 1954 - 21 December 1955
09CAPT. Firth, Maxim William21 December 1955 - February 1957
10CAPT. Burrow, James BarringtonFebruary 1957 - 9 April 1958
11CAPT. Westholm, Rollin Everton9 April 1958 - 1 May 1959
12CAPT. Gay Jr., Jesse Bishop1 May 1959 - 24 February 1960
13CAPT. Woodfin Jr., Richard Henry24 February 1960 - 20 May 1961
14CAPT. Stimson, Paul Cecil 20 May 1961 - 1962
15CAPT. Cook Jr., Allen Pearcy1962 - 27 May 1963
16CAPT. De Venter, Willard Wendell27 May 1963 - 7 October 1964
17CAPT. Pellett, William Henry7 October 1964 - 19 October 1965
18CAPT. Earnest, Albert Kyle (Bert)19 October 1965 - 7 October 1966
19CAPT. Murphree, Hugh Dyer7 October 1966 - 13 February 1968
20CAPT. Hansen, Jens Burnell13 February 1968 - 26 June 1969
21CAPT. Rogers Jr., Edward Brian26 June 1969 - 31 October 1969
Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves. Photos courtesy Bill Gonyo

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