Allied Warships

USS Charleston (PG-51)

Gunboat of the Erie class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeGunboat
ClassErie 
PennantPG-51 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Oct 1934 
Launched26 Feb 1936 
Commissioned8 Jul 1936 
End service10 May 1946 
History

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

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