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  COMMANDING & EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

 

(This list was compiled with the help of many COLLETT shipmates.)

 

(1) CO: James D. Collett, CDR; 16 May 44 – 1945

      XO: George V Rogers, LCDR; 16 May 44 – May 45

(2) CO: Charles R. Herms, CDR; 1945 – 14 Mar 46

      XO: David Jenckes, LT; May 45 – Nov 45

      XO: Robert Adrian, LT/LCDR; Nov 45 – Oct 47

(3) CO: Paul S. Savidge, CDR; 14 Mar 46 – Jun 47

      XO: Robert N. Adrian, LT/LCDR; Nov 45 – Oct 47

(4) CO: T. H. DuBois, CDR; Jun 47 – Aug 49

      XO: W. D. Baker, LCDR; Oct 47 – Jun 48

      XO: Frederick W. Zigler, LCDR; Jun 48 – Jul 49

(5) CO: Robert H. Close, CDR; Aug 49 – after Aug 51

      XO: Rue O'Neill Jr. LCDR; Jul 49 – Feb 51

(6) CO: Edward P. Madley, CDR; before Oct 51 – Nov 53

      XO: E.J. Bondeson, LCDR; Feb 51 – Apr 52

      XO: Walter P. Smiley, LCDR; Apr 52 – Oct 53

      XO: Richard S. Heady; LCDR; Oct 53 – Jan 55

(7) CO: John E. Boyle Jr, CDR; Nov 53 – 1956

      XO: Richard S. Heady, LCDR; Oct 53 – Jan 55

      XO: Lehman M. Garrett, LCDR; Jan 55 – Aug 56

(8) CO: John R. Schwartz, CDR/CAPT; 1956 – Jan 58

      XO: Lehman M. Garrett, LCDR; Jan 55 – Aug 56

      XO: Harley G. Salisbury; LCDR Aug 56 – 01 Jul 57

      XO: Frank P. Wells, LT/LCDR; 01 Jul 57 – 1959

(9) CO: John D. Patterson, CDR; Jan 58 – 1959

      XO: Frank P. Wells, LT/LCDR; 01 Jul 57 – 1959

(10) CO: Albert T. Ford, CDR; 1959 – 06 Sep 60

        XO: George Steedle, LCDR; 1959 – 09 Sep 60

(11) CO: Robert Kitt, CDR; 06 Sep 60 – 12 Jul 62

        XO: John (Jack) Palmer, LCDR; 09 Sep 60 – 19 Sep 62

(12) CO: William Bischof, CDR; 12 Jul 62 – Jul 64

        XO: James E. Patton, LCDR; 19 Sep 62 – Apr 63

        XO: Richard D. Gilham, LCDR; Apr 63 –Jul 64

(13) CO: William Zimmerman, CDR; Jul 64 – May 65

        XO: Benny (Ricky) Jo Ricardo, LCDR; Jul 64 – Mar 66

(14) CO: Richard R. Davison, CDR; May 65 – Nov 66

        XO: Benny (Ricky) Jo Ricardo, LCDR; Jul 64 – Mar 66

        XO: William L. Wardell Jr, LCDR; Mar 66 – 1968

(15) CO: John Kearney, CDR; Nov 66 – 18 Dec 68

        XO: William L. Wardell Jr, LCDR; Mar 66 – 1968

        XO: Francis W. McGirr, LCDR; 1968 – Dec 69

(16) CO: Walter R. Beck, CDR; 18 Dec 68 – Sep 70

        XO: Francis W. McGirr, LCDR; 1968 – Dec 69

        XO: David W. Geer, LCDR; Dec 69 – Sep 70

(17) CO: David W. Geer, LCDR; Sep 70 – 18 Dec 70

        XO: Glenn Pomykal, LT; Sep 70 – 18 Dec 70

 

(Updated on 12 May 2010)