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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Guadalcanal - Tulagi landings, to 9 August 1942||New Georgia Group operation
New Georgia - Rendova - Vanguau occupation, 30 June and 4 to 5 July 1943
Vella LaVella occupation, 11 and 31 August 1943
|Capture and Defense of Guadalcanal, 5 September 1942||Treasury - Bougainville operation
Treasury Island landing, 27 October 1943
Choiseul Island diversion, 28 October 1943
Occupation and defense of Cape Torokina, 6, 11 and 17 November 1943
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|119k||USS McKean (APD-5) photographed circa early 1942.
US Navy photo # NH 97782 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
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|138k||USS McKean (APD-5) moored to a buoy, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|160k||USS McKean (APD-5) as seen from USS San Francisco
(CA-38) on 7 August 1942, the first day of landings on Guadalcanal and Tulagi. McKean was part of the Tulagi landing group.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-391483 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|132k||USS McKean (APD-5) (Aft plan view) moored outboard of USS Stringham (APD 6) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 23 April 1943
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 3015-43, 4/23/43.
|171k||USS McKean (APD-5) (Forward plan view) moored outboard of USS Stringham (APD 6) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 23 April 1943
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 3016-43, 4/23/43.
|1747k||USS McKean (APD-5) Newspaper articles||Ron Reeves|
|01||LCDR. Williams, Raleigh C.||20 February 1919 - ?||DD-90|
|Decommissioned||19 June 1922 - 11 December 1940||APD-5|
|02||LCDR. Burrows, Thomas||11 December 1940 - ?||APD-5|
|03||LCDR. Sweeney, John D.||1942 - ?||APD-5|
|04||LCDR. Ramsey, Ralph L.||? - 17 November 1943||APD-5|
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