Allied Warships

USS Charleston (PG-51)

Gunboat of the Erie class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Laid down27 Oct 1934 
Launched26 Feb 1936 
Commissioned8 Jul 1936 
End service10 May 1946 

Decommissioned on 10 May 1946
Transferred to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on 25 March 1948


Commands listed for USS Charleston (PG-51)

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1Cdr. Carleton Fanton Bryant, USN27 Mar 1939early 40 ?
2Cdr. Milton Oren Carlson, USNearly 40 ?late 40 ?
3Cdr. Gordon Bogert Sherwood, USNlate 40 ?late 43 ?
4T/Capt. Willis Henry Pickton, USNlate 43 ?Mar 1945
5T/Lt.Cdr. William Eugene Makosky, USN21 Mar 194510 May 1946

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