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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 26 March to 29 April 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
|21 November to 8 December 1954|
|15 June to 2 July 1955|
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|USS Wyandot (AKA-92)
|346k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) under way at New York City, date unknown.||William MacDowell|
|27k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) under way, date and location unknown||William MacDowell|
|50k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) and USS Arneb (AKA-56),
flagship of Task Force 43, set sail from Norfolk, VA. 14 November 1955, for Antarctica by way of Panama and New Zealand on Operation Deepfreeze. ADM Richard E. Byrd
USN, America's formost polar explorer will be in charge of the operation. He will meet the task force in New Zealand.
united press Wirephoto.
|204k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) passing through the Panama Canal, date unknown.||William Tribble|
|296k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) under way, date and location unknown||David Buell|
|618k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) moored at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, as part of Operation Deep Freeze I, 27 December 1955. Crewmen
are "burying the deadman" to anchor the ship to the ice shelf.
USN Photo by LT. William D. Tribble.
|186k||RADM. Richard E. Byrd USN aboard USS Wyandot (AKA-92) at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, as part of Operation Deep Freeze 1,
1 December 1955.
US Navy Photo scanned from a slide taken by LT. William D. Tribble.
|USNS Wyandot (T-AKA-92)
|88k||USS Wyandot (AKA-92) moored pierside while in MSTS service between 1963 and 1975, location unknown. Note she retains the
lattice radar mast fitted to the later Moore-built units.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo # Unknown, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|USNS Wyandot (T-AK-283)
|123k||USNS Wyandot (T-AK-283) at Hallet Station Antarctica in 1964 during Operation Deep Freeze
MSC Sealift Magazine
US Navy photo
|Carl R. Friberg Jr.|
|1387k||Ships anchored in Winter Quarters Bay, Antarctica, 13 February 1971. From (L-R);
inboard USNS Maumee (T-AO-149),
outboard USCGC Staten Island (WAGB-278),
inboard USNS Wyandot (T-AK-283),
outboard USCGC Burton Island(WAGB-283),
and across the bay, the New Zealand supply ship HMNZS Endeavour (A-184).
US Navy photo [negative] No. XAM-120263-2-71 by PH2 Sterling.
|78k||USNS Wyandot (T-AK-283) probably at Antarctica, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|63k||USNS Wyandot (T-AK-283) moored pierside at Yokohama, Japan, 19 January 1974||Photo Gerhard L. Mueller-Debus|
|47k||USNS Wyandot (T-AK-283) at anchor off Easter Island, circa 1966-73.
Photo from NOAA Photo Library
|01||CDR. Howard, Ezra Gleeson||30 September 1944 - 24 November 1944|
|02||LCDR. Alderman, Robert Barber, USN (27)||24 November 1944 - ?|
|04||CAPT. McCombs, Charles Edward :RADM||April 1946 - 1947|
|05||CAPT. Laing, Frederick Williams USN (30)||1947 - March 1948|
|06||CAPT. Schreiber, Earl Tobias USN (29) :RADM||March 1948 - 1950|
|07||CAPT. Olney, Davis Wing USN (30)||1950 - 1952|
|08||CAPT. Stillman, Carl Frederick||January 1953 - July 1954|
|09||CAPT. Moore, John||July 1954 - July 1955|
|10||CAPT. Williamson, Lindsey USN (32)||July 1955 - 1956|
|11||CAPT. Gambacorta, Francis Michael USN (35)||1956 - ?|
|12||CAPT. Irving, Ronald Karl||17 August 1958 - 25 July 1959|
|Decommissioned||25 July 1959 - 23 November 1961|
|13||CAPT. Whitby Jr., Frank Ray USN||23 November 1961 - September 1962|
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