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Duty Station Details

Strength
Heavy Cruiser
 
Type
Surface Vessels
 
Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned
Year
1946 - 1961

Description
U.S.S. DES MOINES CA-134
(AKA, DAISY MAE)

November - Hotel - Sierra - Golf
Voice Call Sign: Crusader












Name/Rank Final Rank Dates
Chandler, Alvin Duke, CAPT VADM 11/16/48 - 09/49
Daniel, Henry Chesley, CAPT VADM 09/49 - 10/50
Bergin, Charles Kniese, CAPT RADM 07/16/52 - 07/53
Dornin, Marshall Edgar (Skinny), CAPT RADM 08/56 - 09/20/57
Groverman Jr., William Heald, CAPT RADM 09/20/57 - 11/58
Moncure, Samuel Pemberton, CAPT   01/59 - 11/1359
Slayton, Morgan, CAPT   11/13/59 - 11/60
Grimm, Edward Elias, CAPT RADM 11/60 - 01/61
Lyndon, Dennis Charles, CAPT RADM 01/61 - 03/01/61
Barry Jr., Richard Francis, CDR   03/01/61 - 03/20/61





CLASS - DES MOINES
Displacement 17,000 Tons, Dimensions, 716' 6" (oa) x 76' 4" x 26' (Max)
Armament 9 x 8"/55, 12 x 5"/38AA, 24 x 3"/50, 24 x 20mm, 4 Aircraft
Armor, 6" Belt, 8" Turrets, 3 1/2" Deck, 6 1/2" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 120,000 SHP; G. E. Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1799.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 28 MAY 1945 by the Bethlehem Steel Company, Quincy, MA
Launched 27 SEP 1946
Commissioned 17 NOV 1948
Decommissioned 14 JUL 1961
Stricken 09 JUL 1991
Fate: Scrapping completed by ESCO Marine, Inc., Brownsville, TX on 16 AUG 2007.Hull number CA-134

62 Members Who Served in This Duty Station


 

  • Adler, Harry, PO3, (1956-1959)
  • Alexander, Kenneth, PO3, (1958-1962)
  • Alston, John, PO1, (1958-1967)
  • Boylan, Paul, CPO, (1955-1976)
  • Briglia, Nick, PO2, (1956-1962)
  • Carmody, John, PO2, (1955-1959)
  • Chiappi, William, MCPO, (1955-1975)
  • Cotter, George, FA, (1960-1963)
  • Cox, Mark, PO1, (1956-1976)
  • Dunton, Lloyd, LCDR, (1947-1974)
  • Eisenhart, Thomas, MCPO, (1958-1989)
  • Fenton, Fred, CPO, (1955-1975)
  • Ferraiola, Anthony, SN, (1958-1962)
  • Frank, Arthur, SA, (1952-1953)
  • Franklin, Van, FN, (1948-1952)
  • Garcia, Pete, MCPO, (1957-1987)
  • Gericke, JAMES, PO3, (1955-1957)
  • Hackett, Dick, SN, (1958-1962)
  • Horowitz, Marty, PO3, (1959-1962)
  • HUFFMAN, JOHN, PO3, (1953-1955)
  • Hull, David, PO3, (1956-1959)
  • Huth, Carl, CDR, (1947-1978)
  • Ingraham, Richard, SN, (1951-1954)
  • Johnson, Dennis, SA, (1956-1963)
  • Kaib, Al, PO2, (1951-1955)
  • Kaier, Fred, PO2, (1957-1961)
  • Kelso, Samuel, PO1, (1955-1959)
  • King, John, MCPO, (1959-1979)
  • Lockwood, Louis, PO3, (1957-1963)
  • Mann, Bob, SN, (1950-1954)
  • Manriquez, Gerald, PO3, (1957-1960)
  • Mark, Robert, PO1, (1953-1957)
  • Mason, Steven, PO2, (1960-1969)
  • McClure, Roger, PO3, (1952-1956)
  • Mullins, William, PO2, (1958-1964)
  • Nichols, Richard, PO3, (1952-1956)
  • Nichols, Richard, PO3, (1952-1952)
  • O'Day, Ronald, MCPO, (1957-1977)
  • O'Gara, Carl, PO2, (1944-1952)
  • Oakley, Jimmy, PO2, (1957-1966)
  • Oleson, Allan, SN, (1957-1961)
  • Olson, Joseph, SN, (1960-1964)
  • Pem, Bud, SN, (1953-1955)
  • Pinson, Gerald, PO3, (1954-1957)
  • Runser, Lawrence (Larry), SCPO, (1960-1980)
 

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Duty Station History
 
Battle/Operations History
 
Duty Station News and Information
CA-134 (Jan 11, 2011) 6
 
Duty Station Timeline
Navy E Ribbon
Criteria
The Navy "E" Ribbon denotes permanent duty on ships or in squadrons that won the battle efficiency competition after July 1, 1974.
1958
Navy E Ribbon
Criteria
The Navy "E" Ribbon denotes permanent duty on ships or in squadrons that won the battle efficiency competition after July 1, 1974.
1958
 
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