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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Guadalcanal - Tulagi landings, 23 August and 5 September 1942||Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26 and 28 to 29 December 1943
Green Island landing, 15 to 19 February 1944
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 14 October 1944
|Marianas Island operation
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 15 June to 28 July 1944
|New Georgia Group operation
Vella Lavella occupation, 15 August 1943
|Tinian capture and occupation, 24 to 28 July 1944|
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Saidor occupation, 2 January 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and capture of Okinawa Gunto, 2 to 28 April 1945
|Treasury - Bougainville operation
Treasury Island landing, 27 October 1943
Supporting air actions, 5 November 1943
Occupation and defense of Cape Torokina, 11 and 17 November 1943
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|590k||USS Stringham (APD-6) undergoing conversion to APD 6 at Navy Yard Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA. in 1940. Note her old side number "DD-83" has not been painted over as of the date of this photo. Photo from the collection of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum. File name: DD 83-1 CONV APD 6||Darryl Baker|
|765k||USS Stringham (APD-6) moored pierside in San Francisco after overhaul at Navy Yard Mare Island from 29 October to 6 December 1942. Photo from the collection of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum. File name: DD 83 APD 6-7544-42, Navy Photo, 12/6/42||Darryl Baker|
|178k||USS Stringham (APD-6) pierside at a San Francisco, 6 December 1942.
Photographed by the Mare Island Navy Yard, CA.. Note Stringham's very fine-detailed camouflage scheme.
US Navy photo # NH 107265, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
|132k||USS Stringham (APD-6) in board of USS McKean (APD-5) while moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 23 April 1943
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 3015-43, 4/23/43.
|171k||USS Stringham (APD-6) in board of USS McKean (APD-5) while moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 23 April 1943
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 3016-43, 4/23/43.
|109k||USS Stringham (APD-6) (Aft plan view) moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 25 May 1943
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 3986-43 5/25/43.
|151k||USS Stringham (APD-6) (Forward plan view) moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 25 May 1943
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 3987-43 5/25/43.
|63k||USS Stringham (APD-6) (Bow on view) under way in Mare Island Channel, 29 May 1943.
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 4013-43 5/29/43.
|66k||USS Stringham (APD-6) (Broadside view) under way off Mare Island, 29 May 1943.
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 4015-43 5/29/43.
|75k||USS Stringham (APD-6) (Stern view) under way in the Mare Island Channel, 29 May 1943.
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 4017-43 5/29/43.
|188k||USS Stringham (APD-6) under way, circa 1944, possibly during the Marianas Operation.
Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo # NH 92704, collection of Rear Admiral Bradford Bartlett, 1981.
|988k||USS Stringham (APD-6) under way, date and location unknown.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-458700, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|56k||USS Stringham (APD-6) under way, January 1945.
US Navy photo.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|01||LCDR. Nichols, Neil Ernest||2 July 1918 - 16 October 1918||DD-83|
|02||CDR.Puleston, William Dilworth||16 October 1918 - 23 November 1918||DD-83|
|Decommissioned||2 June 1922 - 11 December 1940|
|04||LCDR. Varian, Donald Cord||1940 - ?||APD-6|
|LCDR. Moureau, Ralph Henning||1943 - 13 September 1944||APD-6|
|LCDR. Schley, John Boone||13 September 1944 - 9 December 1945||APD-6|
|LCDR. Wildner, Adolfer||no dates||APD-6|
|American APD Corporation
Four Stack APD Veterans
Contact: CWO3 Curtis G. Clark USN Ret.
Address: 3080 Monarch St.,San Diego CA. 92123
Phone:: 858 427-6696
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