Commanding Officers of the United States Ship Constellation (CVA/CV-64)

Built by the New York Naval Shipyard, Keel Laid September 14, 1957

Launched October 8, 1960 - Commissioned October 27, 1961, New York Naval Shipyard

Decommissioned August 7, 2003, NAS North Island, Coronado, CA

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Commanding Officers
U.S.S. Constellation CVA/CV-64

1st
Captain Thomas J. Walker, USN
Oct. 61 to Nov. 62
2nd
Captain Stanley W. Vejtasa, USN
Nov. 62 to Nov. 63
3rd
Captain F. A. Bardshar, USN
Nov. 63 to Nov. 64
4th
Captain George H. Mahler, USN
Nov. 64 to Jan. 66
5th
Captain William D. Houser, USN
Jan. 66 to Dec. 66
6th
Captain J. M. Thomas, USN
Dec. 66 to Dec. 67
7th
Captain William R. Flanagan, USN
Dec. 67 to Nov. 68
8th
Captain John S. Christiansen, USN
Nov. 68 to Jan. 70
9th
Captain John M. Tierney, USN
Jan. 70 to Jan. 71
10th
Captain Harry E. Gerhard, USN
Jan. 71 to Sep. 71
11th
Captain J. D. Ward, USN
Sep. 71 to Apr. 73
12th
Captain P. H. Speer, USN
Apr. 73 to Sep. 74
13th
Captain Lowell F. Eggert, USN
Sep. 74 to Sep. 76
14th
Captain M. A. Peelle, USN
Sep. 76 to Jun. 78
15th
Captain Paul F. McCarthy Jr., USN
Jun. 78 to Jan. 80
16th
Captain Leon A. Edney, USN
Jan. 80 to Apr. 81
17th
Captain Dennis M. Brooks, USN
Apr. 81 to Sep. 82
18th
Captain Lyle F. Bull, USN
Sep. 82 to Jun. 84
19th
Captain John F. Calhoun, USN
Jun. 84 to Dec. 85
20th
Captain Melvin D. Munsinger, USN
Dec. 85 to May 87
21st
Captain Philip S. Anselmo, USN
May 87 to Jun. 88
22nd
Captain John J. Zerr, USN
Jun. 88 to Jan. 90
23rd
Captain Leonard N. Oden, USN
Jan. 90 to May 91
24th
Captain Michael B. Nordeen, USN
May 91 to May 93
25th
Captain Gilman E. Rud, USN
May 93 to Dec 94
26th
Captain Marc A. Ostertag II, USN
Dec. 94 to May 96
27th
Captain Rocklun A. Deal, USN
May 96 to Jan. 98
28th
Captain Donald K. Bullard, USN
Jan. 98 to Sep. 99
29th
Captain James D. Kelly, USN
Sep. 99 to May 01
30th
Captain John W. Miller, USN
May 01 to Aug 7th 2003
 


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