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|USS Enhance (MSO 437)|
|108k||.||Tom Rux, YNC(SW)|
|81k||Photo from welcome aboard pamplet||Tom Lawson|
In dry dock with Guide (MSO 447) astern
|108k||Entering port at Tagbilaren, Philippine Islands, Enhance is the first U.S. ship to visit there in 14 years.
U.S. Navy photo from the January 1962 edition of All Hands magazine
U.S. Navy photo
|Robert M. Cieri|
|137k||1 April 1969
Pearl Harbor, HI
Returning from Market Time patrol in Vietnam
Enhance on fire. Photo taken from USS Pluck (MSO 464).
|551k||6 May 1977
San Diego Bay, CA
A port beam view of the ocean minesweeper Enhance underway off the coast of Coronado, California.
U.S. Navy photo DN-SC-86-00168 by PHAN Bruce T. Trombecky
|Robert M. Cieri|
|267k||1 November 1987
A starboard quarter view of the ocean minesweeper Enhance underway.
U.S. Navy photo DN-ST-88-02752 by PH1 Chuck Mussi
|Original photo: Robert M. Cieri
Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
|37k||c. November 1987
Photo taken from the deck of USS LaSalle (AGF-3). Enhance was about to come alongside to enjoy some "liberty" on board LaSalle (note the India flag hauled up on the port halyard) in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Earnest Will. The crew was allowed to go aboard LaSalle to use the ship's store, get haircuts, eat on the mess decks, swap sea stories and drink soda. It was a real treat after having been underway in the minefields for quite some time. [QMCM(SW) Mike Harrison, USN]
|102 Minesweepers (MSO) Oceangoing Minesweepers website|
|233k||In the Persian Gulf alongside Inflict (MSO 456) and Mount Vernon (LSD 39).
U.S. Navy photo by PH1 Chuck Mussi from the January 1988 edition of All Hands magazine
U.S. Navy photo by PH1 Chuck Mussi from the March 1988 edition of All Hands magazine
|102k||c. fall 1989.
Esteem (MSO 438), Conquest (MSO 488) and Enhance (astern of Esteem) inport at Basrac Shipyard, Bahrain towards the end of Operation Earnest Will.
|Tom Womble, LCDR, USNR|
|52k||c. Winter 1989.
Enhance and Conquest (MSO 488) at Basrac Shipyard, Bahrain
|78k||c. November 1989.
Esteem (MSO 438), Enhance and Conquest (MSO 488) in the Arabian Gulf
|75k||c. April 1990.
Esteem, Enhance and Conquest return to Seattle aboard the Super Servant 3 from the Arabian gulf. This apparently was the first multiship lift for the Navy.
|63k||c. April 1990.
Esteem, Enhance and Conquest return to Seattle aboard the Super Servant 3 from the Arabian gulf
|147k||c. April 1990
Super Servant delivers the Navy minesweepers Esteem, Enhance (visable) and Conquest to their Puget Sound home port after two and one half years in the Persian Gulf
U.S. Navy photo from the August 1990 edition of All Hands magazine
|107k||26 June 2000
Being scrapped at Crowley Marine
Photo courtesy of Friends of USS Enhance
|01||LT R. P. Green, USN||16 April 1955 - June 1956|
|02||LCDR D. D. Forbus, USN||June 1956 - May 1958|
|03||LCDR Harold Floyd Wenzel, USN||May 1958 - March 1959|
|04||LCDR J. B. Brandy, Jr., USN||March 1959 - 25 April 1961|
|05||LCDR Carl F. Cronemiller, Jr.,USN||25 April 1961 - 25 January 1962|
|06||LCDR W. K. Martin, USN||25 January 1962 - July 1963|
|07||LCDR George Purnell Brown, USN||10 July 1963 - 15 July 1965|
|08||LCDR Lawrence Keith Stiers, USN||15 July 1965 - March 1968|
|09||LCDR Paul Eugene Brownell, USN||March 1968 - 30 October 1970|
|10||LCDR Richard Green Cowper, III, USN||30 October 1973 - 1 December 1971|
|11||LCDR Terrence W. Costello, III, USN||1 December 1971 - 10 September 1973|
|12||LT Bo Gottfrid Linfors, USN||10 September 1973 - October 1975|
|13||LT Stephen Leslie Lieberman, USN||October 1975 - August 1977|
|14||LCDR Roger Walter Byron, USN||August 1977 - 18 August 1979|
|15||CDR Robert Aubrey Conder, USN||18 August 1979 - March 1982|
|16||LCDR Erwin C. Morris, Jr., USN||March 1982 - June 1985|
|17||LCDR Larry Charles Stoddard, USN||June 1985 - June 1987|
|18||CDR Steven William Nerheim, USN||June 1987 - January 1988|
|19||CDR William Lester Snyder, USN||January 1988 - May 1988|
|20||CDR Richard George Merten, USN||May 1988 - September 1988|
|21||CDR Jeffrey Kendall Sapp, USN||September 1988 - January 1989|
|22||CDR Paul Eugene Stanton, USN||January 1989 - September 1989|
|23||LCDR David S. Armstrong, USN||September 1989 - April 1990|
|24||CDR Daniel A. Burns, USN||April 1990 - February 1991|
|25||LCDR Phillip T. Swanson, USN||February 1991 - 13 December 1991|
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