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|Campaign and Dates|
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 19 to 27 February 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
|Asia - 24 September to 4 November 1945|
|Europe - 4 to 19 June 1949|
|Europe - 20 May to 14 June 1952|
|Europe - 18 April to 2 May 1953|
|Europe - 24 November to 13 December 1953|
|Europe - 17 March to 10 April 1954|
|Europe - 12 August to 7 September 1954|
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|USS Whitley (AKA-91)
|75k||USS Whitley (AKA-91) underway at Hampton Roads, VA., 11 August 1952. This was one of six later Moore-built units, (AKA 88-93), fitted during construction with lattice radar masts just forward of the stack. The radar mast also supports a yardarm for signal flag halyards. A small anti-aircraft fire control director is mounted on a stand forward of the radar mast.
US Naval History and heritage Command photo # 483292
|60k||USS Whitley (AKA-91) moored pierside, pier 2 NOB, Norfolk, VA., July 1953.||Photo by Larry Bohn|
|27k||USS Whitley (AKA-91) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|ITS Etna (A5328) (L9870)
|1504k||Ex-USS Whitley (AKA-91) in Italian naval service as ITS Etna (A5328) moored at Genoa, Italy in May 1962.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|74k||ITS Etna (A5328) underway in 1963, location unknown.||Photo by CAPT. Aldo Fraccaroli|
|45k||ITS Etna (L9870) underway, circa 1968, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|75k||ITS Etna (L9870) at anchor, circa 1970, location unknown.
Italian Navy photo.
|82k||ITS Etna (L9870) at anchor at Malta, 31 August 1973.||David Nixon|
|1039k||ITS Etna (L9870) in the harbor at La Spezia, Italy, 5 October 1973.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|01||CDR. Thompson, Albert Clifford USNR||21 September 1944 - 8 June 1946|
|02||CDR. Yancey, Evan White, USN (1931)||8 June 1946 - June 1947|
|03||CDR. Vanous, William Winfred||2 February 1948 - 22 September 1948|
|04||CAPT. O'Brien, William John USN (1925)||22 September 1948 - May 1949|
|05||CAPT. Garcia, Edmund Ernest, USN (1927) :RADM||May 1949 - 10 September 1950|
|06||CAPT. Nicholas, Nicholas John USN (1932)||10 September 1950 - ?|
|07||CAPT. McMullen, Dillon Robert USN (1933)||November 1952 - October 1953|
|08||CAPT. Baker, Harold Edward USN (1932)||October 1953 - November 1954|
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