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USS WRIGHT   (CVL-49)
(later AVT-7 and CC-2)

Commanding Officers (CVL-49)
CAPT Frank Trenwith Ward, Jr. USNA 1923 9 February 1947 –    June 1947 VADM
CAPT Warren Kenneth Berner USNA 1922    June 1947 –    July 1948
CAPT Dale Harris USNA 1924    July 1948 –    May 1949 RADM
CAPT Albert Noble Perkins USNA 1924    May 1949 –    July 1950
CAPT Bromfield Bradford Nichol USNA 1924    July 1950 –    July 1951 RADM
CAPT Theodore Ridenour Frederick USNA 1926    July 1951 –    July 1952 RADM
CAPT Leonard James ("Ham") Dow USNA 1926    July 1952 – 18 July 1953 RADM
CAPT John Edward Clark USNA 1927 18 July 1953 – 28 September 1954 RADM
CAPT Thomas Payne Wilson USNA 1929 28 September 1954 –    October 1955
CAPT Edwin Totman Hughes NAVCAD 1938    October 1955 – 15 March 1956
Commanding Officers (CC-2)
CAPT John Lindsay Arrington II USNA 1939 11 May 1963 – 18 December 1964
CAPT Francis John Fitzpatrick USNA 1939 18 December 1964 – 9 December 1965 RADM
CAPT Robert Hastings White USNA 1940 9 December 1965 – 31 December 1966
CAPT Frank Maxim Romanick USNR 1942 31 December 1966 – 10 August 1968
CAPT Henry Ehrman ("Tim") Thornhill, Jr. USNA 1944  (1) 10 August 1968 – 24 September 1969
CAPT Toria Joel Bratten, Jr. USNA 1945  (2) 24 September 1969 – 27 May 1970
Notes:
(1) Graduated on 9 June 1943 with the Class of 1944.   [Back]
(2) Graduated on 7 June 1944 with the Class of 1945.  [Back]

Sources: Ron Reeves & Wolfgang Hechler


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