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USS Oneota (AN-85)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Papa - Zulu
NCPZ

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Cohoes Class Net Laying Ship:
  • Laid down, 9 February 1944, at Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Co., Duluth, MN.
  • Launched, 27 May 1944
  • Commissioned USS Oneota (AN-85), 12 March 1945, LT. Robert W. Morgan in command
  • Decommissioned, 7 February 1947, at San Diego, CA.
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
  • Transferred to MARAD National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA. 7 November 1962
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date 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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    ONeota 146k Ex-USS Oneota (AN-85) laid up in reserve at either San Diego or Suisun Bay, date unknown.
    Photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
    Stan Svec

    USS Oneota (AN-85)
    DANFS
    history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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