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USS HUGH PURVIS - DD709 COMMANDING OFFICERS (Updated 04/08/2011)
NAME RANK START END NOTES
A BYRON L. GURNETTE CDR 03/01/1945 09/01/1945 First C/O - Select for notes...
a' THOMAS C. BUELL LCDR 09/01/1945 10/01/1945 X/O - Acting C/O - See Notes...
B C.W. MUSGRAVE CDR 10/01/1945 03/--/1947 Select for Musgrave notes...
C FRANK L. PINNEY, Jr CDR 03/29/1947 03/01/1949 Confirmed by R. A. Dickerson (Left ship on 03/09/49) Rose to RADM (PHOTO )
D HENRY H. McCARLEY CDR 03/01/1949 10/--/1950 Confirmed by R. A. Dickerson (Reported aboard 02/12/49) Rose to RADM
E WILLIS R. DENEKAS CDR 10/--/1950 10/--/1952
Confirmed...  See notes...  (Deceased)
F NATHANIEL  THOMAS CDR 10/--/1952 07/15/1953 See Notes... (Deceased) From G. Beal
f ' GORDON W. MARTIN, Jr LCDR 1952 1952 X/O - Acting C/O - See Notes...
f* JOHN P. GORMAN LCDR 1952 1952 X/O - Acting C/O - See Notes...  New Information from  Margret Gorman, Granddaughter (2/12/2011). Select the link in this paragraph, then the link in the Martin/Gorman section.
G ELI  VINOCK CDR 07/15/1953 1955 Dates ??
H BERNARD W. MOULTON CDR 1955 1957 or 58 Dates ?? (PHOTO) (Deceased Dec. 2008)
J ROBERT N. LYBERG CDR 1957 or 58 1960 Dates ??
K GEORGE S. DAVIS, Jr CDR 1960 1961 From John Goldsworthy (Deceased ~ 2005)
L JAMES C. LINVILLE CDR 1961 06/--/1963 Dates ??
M LAWRENCE H. HEIDORN CDR 06/--/1963 05/05/1965 Confirmed (PHOTO ) (Deceased)
N HARRY R. MOORE CDR 05/05/1965 02/06/1967 Confirmed (PHOTO) (Deceased)
O CLINTON W. TAYLOR CDR 02/06/1967 02/19/1979 Rose to RADM (PHOTO) (Deceased)
P WILLIAM K. MALLINSON CDR 02/19/1969 07/10/1970 Passed away 2/13/2010 - Reported by Keith Stewart his X/O on 2/14/2010 (PHOTO)
R ALBERT G. HENNESSEY, Jr CDR 07/10/1970 01/21/1972 Confirmed (PHOTO )
S CARL E. GIESE, Jr CDR 01/21/1972 05/10/1972 Confirmed (PHOTO )
T JOHN J. McNAMARA LCDR 05/10/1972 07/10/1972 Confirmed - Final
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