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|188k||May 1944: The U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Hilbert (DE 742), more than likely at the Naval Operating Base at Terminal Island, San Pedro, Cal., where she spent
most of the month. She is wearing camouflage 31/10D. The vertical colors are dull black and ocean gray.
(U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships photo #19-LCM-DE742-1, courtesy of C. Lee Johnson at USN Dazzle, from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.)
England, United Kingdom
|173k||March 1972: Philadelphia, Pa. - ex-USS Hilbert (DE 742) laid up at the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Ship at right is
ex-USS Osberg (DE 538).
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 79819, courtesy of D. M. McPherson, 1974 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|View the USS Hilbert (DE 742) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Hilbert as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Hilbert's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 04 Feb. 1944 - 25 Aug. 1944||Cmdr. Joseph Wilson Golinkin Jr., USNR (Comm. CO) (Chicago, Ill.) (ret. as Radm.)|
|2.) 25 Aug. 1944 - 13 Dec. 1944||Lcdr. John B. Burnham, USNR|
|3.) 13 Dec. 1944 - 18 Dec. 1945||Lcdr. James William Darroch, USNR|
|4.) 18 Dec. 1945 - 10 Mar. 1946||Lt. Hugh L. Hubbard Jr., USNR|
|5.) 10 Mar. 1946 - 19 Jun. 1946||Lt.(jg) Thomas J. Charles, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
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