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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 26 March to 25 April 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|3 October to 4 November 1945||3 October to 4 November 1945|
Korean War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|First UN Counter Offensive
5 to 12 February 1951
|Korean Defense Summer-Fall 1952
1 to 19 August 1952
27 August to 4 September 1952
17 to 18 October 1952
11 to 19 November 1952
|Communist China Spring Offensive
11 to14 May 1951
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|336k||Starboard aerial bow view of USS Mountrail (APA-213) under way off the coast of California, 5 December 1944.
US navy photo 80-G-289784 photographed by Naval Air Station Alameda, California, aircraft, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|National Museum of the US Navy|
|269k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) under way , 5 December 1944. Photograph by NAS Alameda, CA.. The ship is painted in Camouflage
Measure 32, but the specific design identification is unknown.
US National Archives Photo # 80-G-289786 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|45k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) at anchor, date and location unknown.||
Russ Padden webmaster
Amphibious Forces WWII Web Site
|72k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) Yokosuka, Japan, Christmas 1953 with Japanese orphans.
Notations on back of photos
100321311 - The Japanese girl I took care of during the day with Santa Claus (Larsen EM1)
100321312 - Choir singing Christmas Carols around our 25t. Christmas Tree during visit of 25 Japanese orphans. Left to right, Poyner RM3, Heskett QMSN, Hedger, SN, ENS Lewis, Boyle EN3, Hugo EN3, CDR. Buckingham, CDR. Moore at piano
100321313 - Santa Claus presenting presents to the Japanese orphans, Left to right; Thompson EN3, Cary GM3, Gurley BM2, Hayes YN3, Kinard SN, Elliott SN, Reder SH2, Des're'maux SKSN, Crist YNSN
100321314 - Christmas day dinner, American sailor Dean Elliott feeding a Japanese orphan
|150k||Painting USS Mountrail (APA-213)'s hull, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine August 1954
Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
|85k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) in 1967 during an underway refueling from USS Waccamaw (AO-109), location unknown.||Bill Guhl USS Waccamaw|
|95k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) under way, date and location unknown.||Don Elliott for his father George "Dean" Elliott SK3/c USS Mountrail 1952-55|
|138k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) under way in Hampton Roads VA., 16
January 1967, with USS Mountrail (APA-213) beyond.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 82689
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|284k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) moored in the port of Genoa, Italy, 1 June 1967.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|284k||USS Mountrail (APA-213) moored at Genoa, Italy, between USS De Soto County (LST-1171) and USS Oglethorpe (AKA-100), 31 December 1967.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|01||CDR. Stevens, Robert R., USNR||16 November 1944 - 7 December 1946|
|Decommissioned||7 December 1946 - 9 September 1950|
|02||CAPT. Murphy, John William, USN (USNA 1927)||9 September 1950 - September 1952|
|03||CAPT. Farmer, William Howard, USN (USNA 1930) :RADM||September 1952 - October 1953|
|04||CAPT. Cox, William Ruffin, USN (USNA 1932) :RADM||October 1953 - January 1954|
|05||CAPT. Gibson, Scott Kendall, USN||January 1954 - September 1954|
|06||CAPT. Scott, David Darwin, USN (USNA 1932)||September 1954 - 1 October 1955|
|Decommissioned||1 October 1955 - 22 December 1961|
|07||CAPT. Compton, Emmett Mobley, USN (1939)||22 December 1961 - May 1963|
|08||CAPT. Rizza, Joseph Patula, USN :RADM||May 1963 - May 1964|
|09||CAPT. Surface, Wayne Douglas, USN (USNA 1944)||May 1964 - 26 July 1965|
|10||CAPT. Gray, William James, USN (USNA 1842) :RADM||26 July 1965 - 7 November 1966|
|11||CAPT. Gray Jr., "O" "B", USN||7 November 1966 - 9 December 1967|
|12||CAPT. Hamberg, Harold Adolph, USN (USNA 1946)||1969 - 10 January 1970|
|13||CAPT. Mussetto, Bruno, USN||10 January 1970 - 18 August 1970|
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