USS Helena CL-50
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Captain Max B. DeMott, USN
Jamestown, Rhode Island.
Captain Robert H. English, USN,
Commander Gerald D. Linke, USN
Plainfield, New Jersey.
Captain Oliver M. Read, USN
Yemassee, South Carolina.
Captain Gilbert C. Hoover, USN
Bristol, Rhode Island.
Captain Charles P. Cecil, USN
Flat Rock, North Carolina.
18 September 1939 - 14 July 1941
14 July 1941 - 6 March 1942
Commanding Officer during the attack at Pearl Harbor
6 March 1942 - 29 March 1942
(Acting Commanding Officer).
29 March 1942 - 25 September 1942
25 September 1942 - 23 November 1942
23 November 1942 - 6 July 1943
Commanding Officer during the sinking of the USS Helena CL-50
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