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|302k||25 April 1944: Tampa, Fla. - The future USS Oswald (DE 767) launching at the Tampa Shipbuilding Company shipyard.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 81351, courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974; from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|269k||Winter 1972 - Spring 1973: Philadelphia, Pa. - A view of the Inactive Ship Basin at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Looking south from the Langley Ave. side, we see Whitehall (PC-856) and another unidentified PC alongside the the Intrepid Ave. quay. Further to the right, at the Constitution Ave. quay we see Oswald, Melvin R. Nawman (DE 416), Tabberer (DE 418), Coffman (DE 191), Rizzi (DE 537), and Edward H. Allen (DE 531).||Jim Cunliffe|
|287k||Winter 1972 - Spring 1973: Philadelphia, Pa. - A closer view from the corner of Intrepid Ave. and S. 16th St. Again we see Oswald, Melvin R. Nawman (DE 416), Tabberer (DE 418), and Coffman (DE 191). In this view we also see an unidentified decommissioned AGSS and Raymond (DE 341).|
|View the USS Oswald (DE 767) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Oswald as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Oswald's Commanding Officers
Thanks to James Swank
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 12 Jun. 1944 - 02 Jun. 1945||Lcdr. Edward L. Patton, USNR (Chestertown, Md.)|
|2.) 02 Jun. 1945 - 28 Nov. 1945||Lcdr William R. Peabody, USNR (Cambridge, Mass.)|
|3.) 28 Nov. 1945 - 19 Dec. 1945||Lcdr Carleton C. Clark , USNR (Middletown, Oh.)|
|4.) 19 Dec. 1945 - 15 Mar. 1946||Lt. Edward F. Neagle Jr., USNR (Orange, N.J.)|
|5.) 15 Mar. 1946 - 30 Apr. 1946||Lt.(jg) Wesley D. Chiverton, USNR (Galesburg, Mich.)|
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