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Captains of the USS Tallahatchie County LST-1154 and AVB-2
Date Command Started Date Command Ended Name and Rank
LST-1154
May 24, 1949 May 1951 LCDR  James William McBrier
May 1951 April 1952 LCDR  Raymond Lewis Sanders
April 1952 1953 LCDR  Benjamin Joseph Wilson Jr.
1953 June 1953 LT  Robert Edward Kemp
June 1953 February 1955 LCDR  Robert Gronendyke Hutzel
USS Tallahatchie County LST-1154
February 1955 December 1956 LT  Harvard Franklin Deen
December 1956 August 1958 LCDR  Francis Thomas Montague
August 1958 December 19, 1959 LCDR  Robert Calvin Dressel
December 19, 1959 December 1960 LCDR  John Roberts
USS Tallahatchie County AVB-2
February 3, 1962 March 28, 1964 CDR  Courtland Tristan Babcock
March 28, 1964 April 28, 1965 CDR  Edmond Duane Kemp
April 28, 1965 September 17, 1965 CDR  Arthur James Webb
September 17, 1965 June 1966 CDR  John William Schute
June 1966 January 20, 1968 CDR  Jackson Reed Pickens
January 20, 1968 February 1969 CDR  Charles Melvin (Chuck) Walker
February 1969 Decommissioning
January 15, 1970
CDR  Ian Jarvis Johnson
Information provided by:
Ben Jones Bruce Morgan Captain C. M. Walker
     
Ed Steed

CDR  Robert L. Robinson, SC
First Supply officer

Edward (Russ) Lucas
 
Barry Strong   Gene Kemp
Son of CDR E. Duane Kemp