Admiral Larson & ? outside pilot house

At sea with Kingfisher in the air - 1

Identified in this photo:
- Bottom center (shaking hands): CDR George DeMetropolis & LCDR John Lawrence Kelley (it's easy to see why LCDR Kelley got the nickname 'Stretch")
- First man in the front row, left side: Ltjg Robert Peter Wander
- Middle row, 2nd from the right: Ltjg Benjamin Evans Jasper

Commissioning of the USS Pringle

Mount 1, Mount 2, Bridge and Kingfisher

submitted by Toni Volpe Greetis   

Stern view

Final phase of Construction at the Charleston, S.C. Navy Yard

USS Pringle photos

Admiral Larson & ? in pilot house - 2

Bow view

At sea - 2

Officers ? & ?

Mount 1, Mount 2, view from the Bridge

submitted by Toni Volpe Greetis   

At sea with Kingfisher - 2

Admiral Larson & ? in pilot house - 1

The following pictures are from Admiral Larson's personal collection

These photos were contributed by Admiral Larson's son Don on Sept 20, 2003 

Looking up at Pilot house - ground level

Near land

At sea with Kingfisher - 3

Port broadside

At sea with Kingfisher - 4

Mount 4 overlooking the fantail      

Submitted by Toni Volpe Greetis 

USS Pringle Change of Command: May 29 1944. Submitted by Dan Wander, son of Ltjg Robert Peter Wander (survivor)   


Probable location of this photo - Purves Bay Additional info from William L. Herman (survivor)  

At sea with Kingfisher - 5

At sea - 1

Stern, down view