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|109k||19 February 1943: Mrs. G. E. Quillan, wife of Lt. Quillan, Ship Superintendent New Construction, and sponsor of the USS Dempsey (DE 26) is seen at
the bow of the ship prior to her launching at Mare Island.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-26-1303-43)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|205k||07 July 1943: Stern view of the USS Dempsey (DE 26) (inboard) and USS Duffy (DE 27) (outboard) pictured at Mare Island Navy Yard
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-26-4546-43)
|152k||07 July 1943: Bow view of the USS Dempsey (DE 26) (inboard) and USS Duffy (DE 27) (outboard) pictured at Mare Island Navy Yard
outfitting pier. USS Wintle (DE 25) is aft of Dempsey and Duffy.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-26-4547-43)
|263k||May 1944: Espiritu Santo, The New Hebrides - The crew of USS Dempsey pose for a photo while the ship was in port.
(Photo courtesy of the USS Dempsey Association, List of names courtesy of Murray Lambert and Warren Therien)
USS Dempsey Ass'n
|89k||10 May 1944: Espiritu Santo, The New Hebrides - Port bow view of USS Dempsey (DE 26) approaching USS ARD-10, at a Solomon Island area base.
(U.S. Navy Photo #80-G-382983 from the United States National Archives)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|88k||10 May 1944: Espiritu Santo, The New Hebrides - USS Dempsey (DE 26) entering the floating drydock ARD-10 at a base in the Solomon
(U.S. Navy Photo #80-G-382982, now in the collections of the National Archives.)
England, United Kingdom
|View the USS Dempsey (DE 26) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View a short article on the design and development of the Evarts Class DE submitted by Bob Sables.|
|View the official War History of USS Dempsey as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Dempsey's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 24 Jul. 1943 - 13 Dec. 1943||Lcdr. Harry Allan Barnard, Jr., USN (Comm. CO) (USNA '36) (Washington, D.C.)|
|2.) 13 Dec. 1943 - 11 Feb. 1945||Lcdr. Joseph (Stormy) Alban Weber, Jr., USNR (Chicago, Ill.) (ret. as Radm., USNR)|
|3.) 11 Feb. 1945 - 23 Nov. 1945||Lcdr. William C. Harris, Jr., USNR (Decomm. CO)|
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