USS Indiana (BB 58)
Battleship of the South Dakota class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Dec 1938|
|Laid down||20 Nov 1939|
|Launched||21 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||30 Apr 1942|
|End service||11 Sep 1946|
Operated in the Pacific throughout WWII, mainly in support of the fast carrier forces, and some shore bombardment duty.
Decommissioned 11 September 1946.
Commands listed for USS Indiana (BB 58)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Capt. Aaron Stanton Merrill, USN||30 Apr 1942||23 Jan 1943 (1)|
|2||Capt. Thomas Green Peyton, USN||23 Jan 1943||10 Aug 1943 (1)|
|3||T/Rear-Admiral William Morrow Fechteler, USN||10 Aug 1943||13 Jan 1944 (1)|
|4||Capt. James Mortimer Steele, USN||13 Jan 1944||17 Mar 1944 (1)|
|5||Capt. Thomas Joseph Keliher, USN||17 Mar 1944||1 May 1945 (1)|
|6||T/Capt. Francis Paxton Old, USN||1 May 1945||5 Dec 1945 (1)|
|7||T/Commodore Frank Russell Talbot, USN||5 Dec 1945||20 Jul 1946 (1)|
|8||Lester Robert Shulz, USN||20 Jul 1946||17 Aug 1946 (1)|
|9||T/Capt. James Herbert Carrington, USN||17 Aug 1946||11 Sep 1946 (1)|
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