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|161k||undated wartime image||Jerry Church|
|148k||USS Major (DE 796) cutting water very early in the morning in the San Francisco Bay during WWII.
(Photo courtesy of World War II Photography)
|436k||undated: USS Major (DE 796).
(U.S. Navy photo #L45-173.01.02 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|View the USS Major (DE 796) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Major as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Major's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 12 Feb. 1944 - May 1945||Lcdr. Oscar William Goepner (Comm. CO)|
|2.) 1947||Lcdr. Edward Matthews Higgins, Jr.|
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