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|155k||circa 1958: location unknown - A starboard bow view of USS Wagner.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 79811, Courtesy of D.M. McPherson, 1974, from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
DE / FF / LCS Archive
|120k||22 March 1973: Philadelphia, Pa. - A starboard bow view of the mothballed USS Wagner at the Inactive Ship Basin of the Philadelphia Naval Shiipyard.|
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 79810, Courtesy of D.M. McPherson, 1974, from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|220k||undated: Philadelphia, Pa. - Wagner in mothballs at the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facilty, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Aft of her is
Rhodes (DER 384) and to her port lies Chambers (DER 391).
USS Slater (DE 766)
|View the USS Wagner (DE 539) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|Wagner's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 22 Nov. 1955 - 13 Sep. 1957||Lcdr. Edward Arlo Riley, USN (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 13 Sep. 1957 - 19 Jun. 1958||Lcdr. / Cmdr. Baret Vahan Ajemian, USN (Roslindale, Mass.)|
|3.) 19 Jun. 1958 - 18 May 1959||Lcdr. William S. Johnston, USN (OCS ‘44) (Paris, France)|
|4.) 18 May 1959 - 02 Apr. 1960||Lcdr. Kenneth Johnson Cole, USN (USNA '47) (New Haven, Conn.)|
|5.) 02 Apr. 1960 - 24 Jun. 1960||Lcdr. John David Rodda, USN (Decomm. CO) (OCS ‘52) (Rochester, Ind.)|
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