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Change of Command ceremony aboard USS Card, Captain Arnold J. “Buster” Isbell, left, relieved Captain James Sykes at Norfolk, Virginia, 17 Apr 1943.

Caption     Change of Command ceremony aboard USS Card, Captain Arnold J. “Buster” Isbell, left, relieved Captain James Sykes at Norfolk, Virginia, 17 Apr 1943. ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 17 Apr 1943
Photos at Same Place Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
28 Oct 2021 04:27:16 PM

Note the Captain Sykes is wearing the uniform of a Navy Commander. Both he and Isbell held permanent ranks of Commander with temporary ranks of Captain since Jun 1942. It is unknown why Sykes is wearing his Commander’s jacket.

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