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USS Marietta (AN-82)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Victor - Quebec - Kilo
NVQK
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal


USS Marietta was transferred to Venezuela, renamed ARBV Pureto Santo (H-01)
Cohoes Class Net Laying Ship:
  • Projected as Yard Net Tender Marietta (YN-101)
  • Redesignated Net Laying Ship (AN-82)
  • Laid down, 17 February 1945, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, 27 April 1945
  • Commissioned USS Marietta (AN-82), 22 June 1945, LT. Richard Haber, USNR, in command
  • Decommissioned, 19 March 1947, at Orange,TX.
  • Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group, Orange
  • Recommissioned, 14 February 1952
  • Decommissioned 21 December 1959, at Bayonne, N.J.
  • Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred in February 1962, under terms of the Military Assistance Program, to Venezuela, renamed ARBV Puerto Santo (H-01)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 785 t.
    Length 168' 6"
    Beam 33' 10"
    Draft 10' 10"
    Speed 12.3 kts.
    Complement
    Officers 4
    Enlisted 42
    Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
    Armament
    one single 3"/50 cal gun mount
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 905 Bbls
    Propulsion
    two Busch-Sulzer BS-539 Diesel-electric engine
    single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gear
    two 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,200shp

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    USS Marietta (AN-82)
    Marietta
    19-N-85499
    98k USS Marietta (AN-82) photographed by her builder near Portland, OR., 19 June 1945, in the revised configuration of the class. The high gun tub forward of the smokestack is gone, and the other three 20mm gun positions carry the new twin 20mm gun.
    US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo #'s 19-N-85499, 19-N-85499 and 19-N-85500.
    Robert Hurst
    Marietta
    19-N-85500
    115k
    Marietta
    19-N-85502
    118k
    Marietta 62k USS Marietta (AN-82) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
    Stan Svec
    ARBV Puerto Santo (H-01)
    Marietta 140k Ex- USS Marietta (AN-82) in the Republic of Venezuela naval service as ARBV Puerto Santo (HO-1) at the US Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, MD., in February 1962, after her conversion to a hydrographic survey vessel and buoy tender.
    US Coast Guard photo.
    Robert Hurst

    USS Marietta (AN-82)
    DANFS
    history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Haber, Richard USNR22 June 1945 - ?
     Decommissioned19 March 1947 - 14 February 1952
    02LT. Oulliber, Walter L., USNR14 February 1952 - ?
    03LCDR. McLoughlin, JamesOctober 1954 - ?
    04LCDR. Raffaele, Robert JosephAugust 1957 - ?
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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