CAPTAINS OF USS RANGER CV-A 61
Commissioned 10 Aug 57
  Decommissioned 10 Jul 93


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Capt. Charles T. Booth II-1957-1958
Capt. Charles T. Booth II-1957-1958
Capt. Paul D. Buie-1958-1959
Capt. Paul D. Buie-1958-1959
Capt. N.A.M. Gaylor-1960-1961
Capt. N. A. Gaylor-
1959-1960
Capt. Don Gay-1960-1961
Capt. Don Gay-1960-1961
Capt. William N. Leonard-1961-1962
Capt. William N. Leonard-1961-1962
Capt. George C. Duncan-1962-1963
Capt. George C. Duncan-1962-1963
Capt. William E. Lemos-1963-1964
Capt. William E. Lemos-1963-1964
Capt. Alton B. Grimes-1964-1965
Capt. Alton B. Grimes-1964-1965
Capt. Leo B. McCuddin-1965-1966
Capt. Leo B. McCuddin-1965-1966
Capt. William M. Harnish-1966
Capt. William M. Harnish-1966
Capt. William E. Donnelly Jr.-1966-1968
Capt. William E. Donnelly Jr.-1966-1968
Capt. William H. Livingston-1968-1969
Capt. William H. Livingston-1968-1969
Capt. John P. Moorer-1969-1970
Capt. John P. Moorer-1969-1970
Capt. Joseph L. Coleman-1970-1971
Capt. Joseph L. Coleman-1970-1971
Capt. Hank P. Glindeman Jr.1971-1973
Capt. Hank P. Glindeman Jr.1971-1973
Capt. Arthur E. Hill-1973-1974
Capt. Arthur E. Hill-1973-1974
Capt. John L. Nicholson Jr.-1974-1976
Capt. John L. Nicholson Jr.-1974-1976
Capt. Douglas R. McCrimmon-1976-1977
Capt. Douglas R. McCrimmon-1976-1977
Capt. Thomas G. Moore-1978-1979
Capt. Thomas G. Moore-1978-1979
Capt. Roger E. Box-1979-1980
Capt. Roger E. Box-1979-1980
Capt. Daniel A. Pederson-1980-1982
Capt. Daniel A. Pederson-1980-1982
Capt. Anthony Albert Less-1982-1983
Capt. Anthony Albert Less-1982-1983
Capt. Arthur H. Fredrickson-1983-1985
Capt. Arthur H. Fredrickson-1983-1985
Capt. Walter J. Davis Jr.-1986-1987
Capt. Walter J. Davis Jr.-1986-1987
Capt. Don W. Baird-1987-1988
Capt. Don W. Baird-1987-1988
Capt. Robert P. Hickey-1988-1990
Capt. Robert P. Hickey-1988-1990
Capt. Ernest E. Christensen-1990-1991 Jr
Capt. Ernest E. Christensen Jr -1990-1991
Capt. Dennis V. McGinn-1991-1993   -Rangers last commanding officer-
Capt. Dennis V. McGinn-1991-1993

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             Engineering Officers of the 
              USS RANGER (CVA-61)


CDR D. F.   QUIGLEY 10 AUG 57 - 7 NOV 58
CDR J. J.   HUGGARD 7 NOV 58 - 30 DEC 58
CDR H. S.   RYDER 30 DEC 58 - 11 MAY 61
CDR J. D.   DELUCA 11 MAY 61 - 26 OCT 62
CDR A. A.   VAUGHN 26 OCT 62 - 17 DEC 63
CDR W. H.  HEWITT 17 DEC 63 - 31 JUL 64
CDR J. L.   DUMOULIN 31 JUL 64 - 31 JUL 65
CDR E. B.  ACKERMAN 31 JUL 65 - 4 FEB 68
CDR W. W.   HARPER 4 FEB 68 - 22 AUG 69
LCDR W. R.  ARCH 22 AUG 69 - 3 NOV 69
CDR E. G.  OGDEN 3 NOV 69 - 25 MAY 71
CDR M. J.   KINNAIRD 25 MAY 71 - 1 DEC 73
CDR D. B.  GIBSON 1 DEC 73 - 2 AUG 75
CDR W. S.   SMITH Jr. 2 AUG 75 - 26 DEC 76
CDR J. W.   SAMFORD 28 DEC 76 - 15 MAY 79
CDR C. E.   ZIMMERMAN 15 MAY 79 - 26 OCT 81
CDR J. P.   MELANEPHY 26 OCT 81 - 17 OCT 83
CDR J. A.   PICKERING 17 OCT 83 - 12 MAR 86
CDR B. W.   YOUNG 12 MAR 86 - 13 JUL 87
CDR J. G.   HOLYOAK 13 JUL 87 - 23 AUG 89
CDR I. B.   CLAYTON 23 AUG 89 - 13 MAR 92
CDR T. S.   WETTER 13 MAR 92 - 3 JUN 93
LCDR R. L.   POSEY 3 JUN 93 - 10 JUL 93

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