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(later AKV-39; renamed Annapolis (AGMR-1))

Commanding Officers
Captain Lester Kimme Rice USNA 1924 5 February 1945 – 1 December 1945RADM
Captain Thomas Upton Sisson USNA 1924 1 December 1945 – 22 March 1946 
Commander Robert James Morgan USNA 1938 22 March 1946 – 21 February 1947CAPT
Captain Carl Emil Giese, Sr. USNA 1929 7 September 1951 – 10 July 1952 
Captain Thomas Ashcraft USNA 1928 10 July 1952 – 29 June 1953 
Captain Joseph Aloysius Ruddy, Jr. USNA 1930 29 June 1953 – 29 May 1954RADM
Captain Harry Peaslee Badger USNA 1930 29 May 1954 – 15 January 1955 
See also: USS Annapolis (AGMR-1)

Source: Ron Reeves & Wolfgang Hechler; Robert J. Cressman

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