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|116k||undated wartime image||Bud Taylor|
|98k||WWII photo, looking down on bow||Robert Taylor|
|66k||WWII photo, looking aft toward bridge|
|52k||Hemminger and USS Tills (DE 748) in drydock, no date or location|
|198k||undated postwar image, Hemminger off the Virginia coast||David Buell|
|224k||06 August 1959: New York City, N.Y. - Two views of Hemminger following her transfer from the U.S. Navy to Thailand on 22 July 1959. The
Bayonne, New Jersey reserve fleet ships of the U.S. Navy are visible at left distance of photo #1.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #96071 and #96085 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|99k||1959: USS Hemminger shortly after she was turned over to the Royal Thai Navy.||Robert Taylor|
|51k||circa 1960: HTMS Pin Klao (DE-1, ex-USS Hemminger DE 746) at anchor, location unknown. Note crewmen standing at attention along her starboard side.
(Official Royal Thai Navy photo; from "Jane's Fighting Ships, 1961-62")
England, United Kingdom
|62k||HTMS Pinklao (DE-3) underway, circa 1966 / location unknown|
|41k||1998: Serving as a training ship with the Royal Thai Navy, Pinklao (413).||Bud Taylor|
|115k||01 October 2004: Phachunlachomkloa Naval Dockyard - HTMS Pinklao (413) lies moored.||Nye Nava|
|118k||01 October 2004: Phachunlachomkloa Naval Dockyard - HTMS Pinklao (413) lies moored.|
|View the USS Hemminger (DE 746) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|Hemminger's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 30 May 1944 – 25 Apr. 1945||Lcdr. John R. Bodler, USNR (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 25 Apr. 1945 – 18 Jan. 1946||Lcdr. Robert Coleman Foster Jr., USNR|
|3.) 18 Jan. 1946 – .. Apr. 1946||Lt.(jg) L. R. Wilkes, USNR|
|4.) .. Apr. 1946 – 17 Jun. 1946||Lt.(jg) M. W. Pixler, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
|5.) .. .... .... - .. .... 1953||Lcdr. Lonnie Holland Roark|
|6.) no dates||Lcdr. Earl R. Fox|
|7.) .. May 1955 - .. Nov. 1956||Lcdr. Robert Samuel Hayes (USNA ‘45)|
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