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USS MONTEREY   (CV-26)
(later CVL-26 and AVT-2)

Commanding Officers
Captain Lester Thomas Hundt Naval Aviator (HTA) 1918 17 June 1943 – 10 April 1944 RADM
Captain Stuart Howe Ingersoll USNA 1921-A (1) 10 April 1944 – 28 January 1945 VADM
Commander Frank Blake Miller USNA 1930 28 January 1945 – 20 March 1945  (2) RADM
Captain John Ballachey Lyon USNA 1920 (3) 20 March 1945 – 17 February 1946 RADM
Commander Daniel Crosby Goodman USNA 1932 17 February 1946 – 22 June 1946 CAPT
Lieutenant Commander Lloyd Linwood Davis (4) 22 June 1946 – 10 November 1946  
Commander Robert Leroy Middleton USNA 1938 10 November 1946 – 11 February 1947  
Decommissioned
Captain Donald Lewis Mills USNA 1926 15 September 1950 – ?? ??? 1951  
Captain John Patrick Fitzsimmons USNA 1926 ?? ??? 1951 – ?? ??? 1952  
Captain Edward Hastings Eldredge USNR? 1923 ?? ??? 1952 – ?? ??? 1953  
Captain James Paul Walker USNR? 1927? ?? ??? 1953 – ?? ??? 1954 RADM?
Captain Evan Edwards Fickling USNA 1928 ?? ??? 1954 – ?? ??? 1955  
Captain Harmon Tischer Utter USNA 1932 ?? ??? 1955 – ?? October 1955  
Commander Charles Edgar Ingalls, Jr. NAVCAD 1939 ?? October 1955 – 16 January 1956 CAPT
(1)  Graduated on 3 June 1920 with the first half of the Class of 1921.  [Back]
(2)  During major repairs.  [Back]
(3)  Graduated on 6 June 1919 with the Class of 1920.  [Back]
(4)  Non-grad. Temporary rank. Designated Naval Aviator (HTA).  [Back]

Special thanks to: ABCS Walter E. Skeldon;
Ron Reeves & Wolfgang Hechler. Robert J. Cressman


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