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|287k||circa 1944: Port quarter view of USS Canfield (DE 262).
(U.S. Navy Photo NAID#10048491 from the United States National Archives)
England, United Kingdom
|352k||16 May 1945: San Francisco Bay - Starboard bow on view of Canfield approaching the Navy Yard at Mare Island.
(U.S. Navy photo #CP-DE-262 19-N-84878 from the National Archives and Records Administration, courtesy of Chris Wright)
|94k||16 May 1945: Stern view of Canfield off Mare Island.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-262-3614-45)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|183k||16 May 1945: Broadside view. She was in overhaul at the yard from 12 April until 22 May 1945.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-262-3615-45)
|102k||21 May 1945: Amidships looking aft plan view of Canfield at Mare Island. Note new quad 40 mm gun mount aft in circle.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-262-3616-45)
|174k||21 May 1945: Amidships looking forward plan view.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-262-3617-45)
|98k||undated wartime image||Contributed in memory of|
Robert S. Moore
CWO, USN (ret.)
|View the USS Canfield (DE 262) 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.|
|Canfield's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 22 Jul. 1943 - 31 Dec. 1943||Cmdr. John Belton Cleland Jr., USNR|
|2.) 31 Dec. 1943 - 27 Mar. 1945||Lcdr. Parker Emanuel Cherry, USNR|
|3.) 27 Mar. 1945 - .. Nov. 1945||Lcdr. Robert E. Blackwell, USNR|
|4.) .. Nov. 1945 - 12 Dec. 1945||Lt. John B. Harris Jr., USNR/USN|
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