The Spencer W-36 Commanding Officers, 1937-1974

CDR Edward H. Smith 1937-1939
CDR Frederick A. Zeusler 1939-1941
CDR Edward H. Fritzsche 1941-1943
CDR Harold S. Berdine 1943-1944
CDR Walter C. Capron 1944-1944
CDR James R. Hinnant 1944-1946
CDR William P. Hawley 1946-1947
CAPT John E. Fairbank 1947-1948
CAPT George M. Phannemiller 1948-1950
CAPT Walter C. Capron 1950-1951
CDR Karl O.A. Zittel 1951-1952
CAPT Harold J. Doebler 1952-1954
CAPT Quentin McK. Greeley 1954-1956
CAPT John T. Stanley 1956-1958
CAPT Bernard E. Scalan 1958-1960
CAPT Edward C. Allen, Jr. 1960-1961
CAPT James W. Paine 1961-1963
CDR Robert J. Clark 1963-1964
CAPT Lewis W. Tibbitts, Jr. 1964-1966
CAPT William J. Zinck 1966-1968
CAPT Mark Welliver II 1968-1970
CDR James R. Kelly 1970-1972
CDR James C. Irwin 1972-1974