"USS DYSON DD-572 Member of the "Little Beaver Squadron" Destroyer Squadron 23

   
Service in WW II 1943-1945
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Captain A. Burke
(31 Knot Burke)
"Little Beaver Squadron"
Fleet Captain
 

Captain R.A. Gano
USS Dyson

Dec. 1942 - Mar. 1944

 

Captain L. E. Ruff
USS Dyson

Mar. 1944 - Aug. 1945

 

Captain V. P. Healey

USS Dyson

Aug. 1945 - Jun. 1946


 

LT. W. J. Murray

USS Dyson

Dec. 1942 - Dec. 1945

 

Donald Verduin GM3C

USS Dyson

Sept. 1944 - Apr. 1946

 

These Pictures are from the
Presentation of the
Presidential Unit Citation
October 19, 1945

 

 

Returning to port in Washington DC October 17, 1945
 

Two days after returning to Washington DC the Ship and the Crew received a Presidential Unit Citation

"for extraordinary heroism in action against enemy Japanese forces during the Solomon Islands Campaign 11-1-43 to 2-23-44."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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