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|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 19 February to 2 March 1945
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 9 to 15 April 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|2 to 11 September 1945||2 to 19 November 1945|
|25 September to 15 October 1945||21 January to 5 February 1949|
Korean War Campaigns
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|North Korea Aggression, 12 to 15 October 1950||First UN Counter Offensive, 28 March 1951|
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Photo # 1986.056.001.503
|109k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) in the Antarctic in the background while a US Coast Guard J2F Duck taxis during Operation
High Jump, 7 January 1947.
US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo # 1986.056.001.503 and US Coast Guard photo
Coast Guard photo
|136k||Sailors handling dogs and sleds next to USS Yancey (AKA-93) during the 1947 Operation High Jump in Antarctica.
US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo # 1986.056.001.394
|55k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) at Bay of Whales, Antarctica, 18 January 1947.||Tom Eisenhour|
|19k||USCGC Northwind (WAGB 282) tows USS Yancey (AKA-93) out of danger from ice in the Antarctic, 8 March 1947.
While on a mission, towing the submarine USS Sennet (SS-408) toward Scott Island where the sub
could find open water, Northwind received a radio message that USS Merrick (AKA-97), USS Yancey and
USS Mount Olympus (AGC-8) were in danger from floating ice.
Northwind dropped her tow temporarily, rushed back to the assistance of the beleaguered vessels, and is shown towing the Yancey towards an
area of less danger.
US Coast Guard photo.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|59k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) Postal Cover, dated January 25 1952.||Gerhard Muller-Debus|
|79k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) at San Francisco Naval Shipyard after completion of overhaul, 17 July 1956.
US Navy photos now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|93k||Amphibious Group at sea, 17 April 1964. The ships are USS Hermitage (LSD-34) in left foreground, USS Francis Marion (APA-249) in center, USS Plymouth Rock (LSD-29) in the left rear and USS Yancey (AKA-93) in the right rear. Three UH-34 helicopters are flying in formation over Francis Marion. Photo was received from USS Francis Marion in 1964.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo #: NH 85059
|88k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) underway in the Chesapeake Bay, July 1964||© Richard Leonhardt|
|86k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) under way in the Chesapeake Bay, July 1964||© Richard Leonhardt|
|74k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) under way, date and location unknown.||Louis Drinovsky|
|196k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) under way in the Caribbean Sea in 1965.
US Navy photo.
|158k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) under way off Norfolk, VA. in 1966.
US Navy photo.
|92k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) next in line for refueling, Mediterranean Sea, 1968||© Jerry Search|
|72k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) at anchor, Valletta, Malta, August 1968. USS Traverse County (LST 1160) is in the background||© Jerry Search|
|63k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) under way, date and location unknown.||Russ Padden|
|257k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) departing Genoa, Italy, 20 April 1970.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli, Genoa Italy|
|467k||USS Yancey (AKA-93) at anchor in the harbor at Pireaus, Greece, circa late June-early July 1970.||Photo by Eugene Williams USS YanceyR>|
|161k||Ex-USS Yancey (AKA-93) ready for sinking as part of the artificial reef program for the state of North Carolina off Moorehead City in 1990.||Kenneth Groom|
|84k||Model of USS Yancey (AKA-93) The model is 1:96 scale which measures about 5 feet in length.||Built by Kenneth Groom|
|01||LCDR. Rice, Edward Robert USNR||11 October 1944 - 13 November 1946|
|02||CAPT. Cohn, James Edward USN (USN 1927) :RADM||13 November 1946 - 14 August 1947|
|03||CAPT. Caufield, Cecil Thilman USN (USNA 1927)||14 August 1947 - 21 August 1948|
|04||CAPT. Day, Charles Newton USN (USNA 1926)||21 August 1948 - August 1949|
|05||CAPT. Wells, John Emilus USN||August 1949 - June 1950|
|06||CAPT. Shank, James Leo||June 1950 - March 1951|
|07||CAPT. Brown, Donald Cairns||March 1951 - March 1952|
|08||CAPT. Donovan, Thomas Alton USN (USNA 1928) :RADM||March 1952 - March 1953|
|09||CAPT. Kusebauch, Alexander, USN||March 1953 - 26 July 1954|
|10||CAPT. Owens, Hinton Allen, USN (USNA 1932)||26 July 1954 - 19 August 1955|
|11||CAPT. Chase, Jay Valentine, USN (USNA 1933)||19 August 1955 - August 1956|
|12||CAPT. Swartz, Frank Dewey, USN (USNA 1934) :RADM||August 1956 - August 1957|
|13||CAPT. Fulp Jr., James Douglas USN (USNA 1934)||August 1957 - December 1957|
|Decommissioned||December 1957 - 17 November 1961|
|14||CAPT. Keating, Gordon Ripley USN||17 November 1961 - 30 January 1963|
|15||CAPT. Hibben, Carl Boone USN||30 January 1963 - January 1964|
|16||CAPT. Werthmuller Sr., Roy Walter Frank USN (USNA 1942)||January 1964 - 12 February 1965|
|17||CAPT. Tafalo, Francis, USN||12 February 1965 - 12 February 1966|
|18||CAPT. Demmler, Charles Frederick USN||12 February 1966 - 2 January 1967|
|19||CAPT. Vaughan, Vie John, USN||2 January 1967 - 19 July 1968|
|20||CAPT. Bernger, Robert Brewster, USN||19 July 1968 - July 1969|
|21||CAPT. Johnson, Dean Richard USN (USNA 1946)||July 1969 - 2 March 1970|
|22||CAPT. Hamberg, Harold Adolph, USN (USNA 1946)||2 March 1970 - 20 January 1971|
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