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|112k||Launching of Adirondack (AGC-15), 13 January 1945, at North Carolina Shipbuilding Co., Wilmington, N.C.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|61k||Adirondack (AGC-15) after launching, 13 January 1945, at North Carolina Shipbuilding Co., Wilmington, N.C.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|37k||USS Adirondack (AGC-15) in Chesapeake Bay, 16 October 1945||Auxiliary Vessels Ferry Crew #5 and USS Adirondack AGC-15 web site|
|54k||USS Adirondack (AGC-15), date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|Stanley C. Svec|
|152k||Overhead view of USS Adirondack (AGC-15) underway, date and location unknown.||Submitted by Christopher Albright for his father Joseph Albright YN3 USS Adirondack|
|63k||Radoteletypewriters in use aboard USS Adirondack (AGC-15) circa 1946.
Radioman Second Class J. V. Miceli is shown in the foreground seated at the Model 19 teletypewriter used in copying MERFOX radio broadcast schedules. He is using the tape machine next to the teletypewriter to work with a message punched onto paper tape. Seaman First Class J. K. Wooster is seated at a Model 19 teletypewriter that was used to handle traffic to and from NSS, the Navy's long-range communications station at Annapolis, Md. Behind him are two Model 15 teletypewriters. The transfer panel on the rear bulkhead was used for connecting various teletypewriters throughout the ship. The photo may have been taken on 26 August 1946; it later appeared in All Hands magazine.
US Navy photo # NH 104251 from the "All Hands" Collection at the Naval Historical Center.
|US Naval Historical Center|
|81k||USS Adirondack (AGC-15) off Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, 28 July 1951. This and the other two final ships in this class (AGC 15-17) had a heavy pole mast aft instead of a twin goalpost, and their lattice mast over the superstructure appears to have been taller.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-137822, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|53k||USS Adirondack (AGC-15) in the James River Reserve Fleet, 27 May 1962. Visible to her starboard is the stern of USS Galilea (AKN-6) and the bow of USS Libra (AKA-12). The stern of Galilea shows the condition of the ship when her conversion from LSV to AKN was canceled incomplete in December 1946.
Libra and a few other early AKAs can be recognized by the heavy central kingposts added to the goalpost masts forward and aft of the bridge.
US Navy photo # NH 66856 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center. Courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Ted Stone Collection
|US Naval Historical Center|
|01||CAPT. Myers, Ralph Orsen||2 September 1945 - 25 October 1946|
|02||CAPT. Crosby, Gordon Josiah, USN (23)||25 October 1946 - ?|
|03||CAPT. Johannesen, John Raymond :RADM||January 1948 - February 1949|
|04||CAPT. Ross, Philip Harold, USN (27)||25 February 1949 - 1 February 1950|
|*Decommissioned In Reserve In Service||1 February 1950 - 4 April 1951|
|05||*CAPT. LaJeunesse, Roy Warren, USN (24)||(3 February 1951) - 4 April 1951|
|06||CAPT. Pryce, Roland Fremont, USN (27)||4 April 1951 - 21 August 1952|
|07||CAPT. Irvin, William M. Davis, USN (27) :RADM||21 August 1952 - 25 February 1953|
|08||CAPT. Heilig, Robert Bube, USN (31)||25 February 1953 - 18 January 1954|
|09||LCDR. Moore, Samuel Howard, USN :RADM||18 January 1954 - ?|
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