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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Consolidation of the Solomon Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomons, 18 March 1943
Leyte landings, 18 October to 29 December 1944
|Gilbert Islands operation, 20 November to 7 December 1943||Luzon operation
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 January 1945
|Marshall Islands operation
Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, 29 January to 8 February 1944
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 15 to 25 February 1945
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 11 June to 10 August 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 24 March to 30 June 1945
5th and 3d Fleet raids in support of Okinawa Gunto operation, 2 April to 29 May 1945
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|USS Suamico (AO-49)
|72k||USS Suamico (AO-49) at anchor in October 1942, location unknown. She is painted in camouflage scheme 12(modified).
US Navy photo from "Gray Steel and Black Oil: Fast Tankers and Replenishment at Sea in the U.S. Navy 1912-1992", by Thomas Wildenburg
|133k||USS Suamico (AO-49) at anchor, date and location unknown. She is painted in camouflage scheme 12(modified).
National Archives, College Park, Record Group 313, US Navy CINCPAC Confidential Files 1943-45 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|115k||Forward plan view of USS Suamico (AO-49) moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 31 July 1943. On the left is USS Alchiba (AKA 6).
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 5548.
|65k||Stern view of USS Suamico (AO-49) off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 31 July 1943.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 5549.
|66k||Broadside view of USS Suamico (AO-49) off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 31 July 1943. Suamico was in overhaul at Mare Island from 22 July until 31 July 1943.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 5551.
|94k||USS Suamico (AO-49) underway, date and location unknown. Her camouflage is measure 32 design 7AO.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|USNS Suamico (T-AO-49)
|47k||USNS Suamico (T-AO-49) underway, date and location unknown. While assigned to MSTS Suamico was used for point to point transportation of oil, note that she does not have the underway refreshment rig shown in her earlier photos.||Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|37k||USNSSuamico (T-AO-49) underway bound for Naval Station Guantanemo Bay, Cuba with a load of potable water, date unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, May 1964
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|01||CDR. Butterfield, Ralph Elmer||10 August 1942 - 21 December 1943|
|02||CDR. Johnson, Arley Sidney||21 December 1943 - August 1945|
|03||CDR. Bishop, Norman Charles||August 1945 - 21 January 1946|
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