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               This page is dedicated to the men who commanded the USS Richard E. Byrd during her 28 years of service.  
              
 ( Names are shown in chronological order of command.)

                    Cdr. Walter G. Lessmann1st Commander of the USS Richard E. Byrd 

                   
Cdr. Warren E. Hamm   - Commanded from 1966 - 1967 (Provided by: Keith Hunsaker)

                    Cdr. Charles S. Bird   - Commanded from 1967 - 1969 (Provided by: Don Schoenberg)
                   
Cdr Bird bio  

                    Cdr. R.L. Goodwin   - Commanded from July, 1976 - July, 1978 (Provided by: Ron Shawley)

                    Cdr. F.G. Horn   - Commanded from 1978 - 1980 (Provided by: Ron Shawley)

 

                    Cdr. Henderson   - Commanded from 1985 - 1987 (Provided by: Tim Eberenz)

                    Cdr. Ray Wallace   - Commanded from 1987 - 1989 (Provided by: Tim Eberenz)

                    Cdr Daniel D Bogdewic   - Commanded from 1989 - 1990 (Provided by: Tim Eberenz)