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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Consolidation of Solomon Island, July 1943 to January 1944||Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 16 September to 14 October 1944
|Treasury-Bougainville operation, 27 October to 15 December 1943||Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 25 March to 30 June 1945
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 26 June to 10 August 1944
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|37k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|US Naval Historical Center|
|117k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) under way probably in December 1942 soon after the ship's completion at San Francisco.
US National Archives Photo # Unknown, RG-19-LCM, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
|267k||Looking forward from USS Chandeleur (AV-10)'s bridge over a deck full of cargo and topped with an ad hoc boardwalk as she heads west
from Pearl Harbor to Espiritu Santo early in February of 1943.
US National Archives Photo # 80-G-38658 a US Navy Photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, College Park, MD.
|194k||A stripped PBY-5 Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-23 on USS Chandeleur (AV-10)'s aft deck as she cruises from Espiritu Santo to Pearl Harbor in
February of 1943. This photograph is looking forward from her stern crane.
US National Archives Photo # 80-G-38663 a US Navy Photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, College Park, MD.
|210k||A PBM-3 is loaded on USS Chandeleur (AV-10)'s aft deck in Apia Harbor, Samoa, 15 February 1943. The nose of the plane had been
damaged during a similar attempt the day before that was ultimately called off due to wind and sea state.
US National Archives Photo # 80-G-38668 a US Navy Photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, College Park, MD.
|84k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) under way near Mare Island Navy Yard, 21 March 1943.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
|686k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) bow view, off Mare Island Navy Yard, 21 March 1943.
File name: AV 10 1964-3-43, Navy Photo, 3/21/43
|745k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) stern view, off Mare Island Navy Yard, 21 March 1943.
File name: AV 10 1969-3-43, Navy Photo, 3/21/43
|300k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) loading equipment and vehicles at Point Hueneme, CA. in March 1943 for delivery in the South Pacific.
US National Archives photo #'s 80-G-265929 and 80-G-265930, US Navy photos now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|321k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) at anchor off Pallikuka, Espritu Santo, New Hebrides. Photo is dated 15 April 1943. US National Archives photo.||Mike Lechwar|
|106k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) at Apia, Samoa, 20 April 1943 with a disassembled PBY-5 Catalina flying boat on deck.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-K-6985, a US Navy photo from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
|94k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) (forward plan view) moored pierside at San Francisco, 18 May 1943.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 3687-43, 5/18/43.
|88k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) (aft plan view) moored pierside at San Francisco, 18 May 1943.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 3688-43, 5/18/43.
|118k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) under way, date and location unknown. Photo source "Jane's Fighting Ships 1968-69."||Robert Hurst|
|146k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) steams into Kerama Retto anchorage with other Pacific Fleet support units, 28 March 1945.
US National Archives Photo # 80-G-K-3717 a US Navy Photo now in the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|334k||USS Chandeleur (AV-10) entering the Golden Gate at San Francisco, approx. 1300, 7 November 1945, with returning personnel from the Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Note the pilot boat alongside. She will acquire prior to passing under the Golden Gate Bridge and note the "Welcome Home Well Done" plastered on the Marin County side of the Golden Gate.||Scott Patterson|
|138k||Reserve Fleet Basin, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania. Photographed on 19 May 1955 with numerous cruisers, escort carriers, and auxiliaries in reserve. The nearest ship is the never-completed
Hawaii (CB-3), which lacks her previously-installed three 12" gun turrets.
The cruisers outboard of Hawaii are (in unknown order)
Galveston (CL-93), and
To their left are
Sanctuary (AH-17), and
Behind Hawaii (from left to right) are
Cleveland (CL-55), and
Beyond them (from left to right) are
Oregon City (CA-122),
Chester (CA-27), and
New Orleans (CA-32).
The cruisers on the left side of the basin (from front to rear) are
San Francisco (CA-38),
Louisville (CA-28), and
Among the other ships in reserve in the basin are
Mission San Carlos (AO-120),
Prince William (CVE-31),
Block Island (CVE-106),
Palau (CVE-122), and
San Carlos (AVP-51).
Moored in the shipyard at the extreme left are
California (BB-44), and
US Navy Photo # 80-G-668655, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|01||CAPT. Sinton, William, USN||19 November 1942 - 21 May 1943|
|02||CAPT. Morehouse, Albert Kellogg USN||21 May 1943 - 6 November 1943|
|03||CAPT. Vieweg, Walter Victor Rudolph USN||6 November 1943 - 29 February 1944|
|04||CAPT. Goodney Willard Kinman, USN||29 February 1944 - December 1944|
|05||CAPT. Tracy, John Stuart, USN||December 1944 - 1945|
|06||LCDR. Rumsey II, Dexter Cleveland, USN||3 April 1946 - 12 February 1947|
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