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|122k||15 June 1943: Distinguished guests at the launching of USS Sederstrom (DE 31) at Mare Island. Left to right: Mr. I. H. Whitthorne, Mrs. F. W. Scanland, Capt.
F. W. Scanland, Mrs. W. L. Friedell, Radm W. L. Friedell (Shipyard Commandant), Mrs. Thomas D. O'Dea (Sponsor), Mr. John McCormack, Mrs. John McCormack (Matron of Honor), Mr. S. J. Lundblad,
Mrs. Julia O'Dea, Capt. F.C. Crisp, Master Michael J. O'Dea, Mr. Thomas O'Dea.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-31-4379-43)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|96k||15 June 1943: Mrs. John McCormack (Matron of Honor) and Mrs. Thomas D. O'Dea (Sponsor) are shown prior to the launching of Sederstrom at Mare Island Navy Yard.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-31-4382-43)
|113k||15 June 1943: Sederstrom is at the end of the building ways at her launching.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-31-4376-43)
|140k||07 July 1943: Sederstrom is seen being outfitted at Mare Island. USS Fleming (DE 32) is
to the right. The ships are berthed at the foot of the building ways used to construct them.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-31-4823-43)
|View the USS Sederstrom (DE 31) 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.|
|Sederstrom's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 11 Sep. 1943 - 21 Mar. 1944||Lcdr. Lyman Maurice King Jr., USNR (Comm. CO) (San Bernardino, Cal.)|
|2.) 21 Mar. 1944 - 26 May 1945||Lcdr. Joseph Peter Farley|
|3.) 26 May 1945 - 18 Sep. 1945||Lcdr. Bartholemew Henry Bossidy|
|4.) 18 Sep. 1945 - 15 Nov. 1945||Lt. Paul Dana Jr. (Decomm.)|
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