Niewoonder, Robert L., AK2

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1950-1953, AK-0000, VR-22
Service Years
1950 - 1954
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  1953-1954, AK-0000, USS Des Moines (CA-134)

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 USS Des Moines (CA-134) Details

USS Des Moines (CA-134)

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

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

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MM Summers, Nicole (minnie mouse), MMFN 105

Last Updated: Sep 7, 2009
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15 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Des Moines (CA-134)

Mark, Robert, PO1, (1953-1957) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Kaib, Al, PO2, (1951-1955) FT FT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Whitfield, David, PO2, (1952-1956) HM HM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Aliff, Sr., Donald, CPO, (1944-1970) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Nichols, Richard, PO3, (1952-1956) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Pinson, Gerald, PO3, (1954-1957) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ingraham, Richard, SN, (1951-1954) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Mann, Bob, SN, (1950-1954) 00 00E Seaman
Pem, Bud, SN, (1953-1955) 00 00E Seaman
Shambaugh, Thomas, S1c, (1951-1955) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Shorter, Gottfried, SN, (1951-1955) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Whitfield, David, HN, (1952-1956) HM HM-0000 Hospitalman
Frank, Arthur, SA, (1952-1953) SA SA-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Nichols, Richard, PO3, (1952-1956) GM Petty Officer Third Class
HUFFMAN, JOHN, PO3, (1953-1955) Petty Officer Third Class

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