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|151k||undated wartime image||John Klar|
|138k||undated wartime image (Photo from Jason's grandfather, Sylvester Schneider, a WWII Swearer crewmember)||Jason Schneider|
|63k||undated wartime images (Photos from David's Dad, Donald Kirby, a WWII machinist mate in Swearer)
(Note: Photo #0618606 and #0618603 from Jason Schneider must have been taken only minutes apart. The only difference is the positioning of some of the people in both photos.)
|81k||date/location unknown: Bambara (F-719, ex-USS Swearer DE 186) underway.
(Photo by Wright & Logan, Southsea, England; from "Jane's Fighting Ships, 1961-62")
England, United Kingdom
|View the USS Swearer (DE 186) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Swearer as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Swearer's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 24 Nov. 1943 - 02 Sep. 1944||Lcdr. Kenneth H. Hannan, USNR (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 02 Sep. 1944 - 26 Sep. 1945||Lcdr. John M. Trent, USNR|
|3.) 26 Sep. 1945 - 01 Jun. 1946||Lcdr. Clifford Edson Caton, USNR (Springfield, Mass.)|
|4.) 01 Jul. 1946 - 01 Aug. 1946||Lcdr. Elmer Leon Prescott (Jacksonville, Fla.)|
|5.) 01 Aug. 1946 - 25 Feb. 1947||Lt. Neil Helberg Lindhjem (Decomm. CO) (Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada)|
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