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USS Rankin (LKA-103)
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USS Rankin (AKA-103) (1945 - 1969)


Commanding Officers
01LT. Guyon, Elmer Edward USNR (Aux. Vessel Ferry Crew # 1)25 January 1945 - 27 January 1945
02LCDR. Price, Thomas David25 February 1945 - 25 November 1945
03CAPT. McDonald, William Lawrence USNR25 November 1945 - 20 May 1946
04CAPT. Atkins, Griswold Terry, USN (30)20 May 1946 - 10 March 1947
05CDR. Arntz, George Donald20 May 1946 - 10 March 1947
06CAPT. Meyer, Bernard Henry,22 March 1952 - 11 April 1953
07CAPT. Ramage, Lawson Paterson "Red" USN (31)11 April 1953 - 19 July 1954
08CAPT. Munger, Malcolm Townsend19 July 1954 - 20 July 1955
09CAPT. Ferguson, James DuGué20 July 1955 - 4 October 1956
10CAPT. Wendt, Waldemar Frederick USN (33)4 October 1956 - 9 November 1957
11CAPT. Hartlee, John9 November 1957 - 19 February 1959
12CAPT. Gabbert, John Sterett Crittenden "Gabby"19 February 1959 - 10 February 1960
13CAPT. Harmon, Leonard Edward10 February 1960 - October 1960
14CAPT. Howe, Thomas Francis, USNOctober 1960 - 29 May 1962
15CAPT. Leidel, John Sinclair29 May 1962 - 16 July 1963
16CAPT. Cook, George Carlton16 July 1963 - 22 August 1964
17CAPT. Rapp, William Theodore22 August 1964 - 6 August 1965
18CAPT. Hurst, Thomas Charles III6 August 1965 - 8 August 1966
19CAPT. Lampman, Lester Boggess8 August 1966 - 26 September 1967
20CAPT. Exum, John Dryden26 September 1967 - 14 April 1969
21CAPT. Pierozzi, Constantino Nello,14 April 1969 - 9 August 1970
22CAPT. Becker, Jerry Thomas9 August 1970 - 2 February 1971
23LCDR. Given, Philip Given USN (58)2 February 1971 - 11 May 1971
Wolfgang Hechler, Ron Reeves and Courtesy USS Rankin (AKA-103)

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