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USS Conecuh (AOR-110)
Conecuh (AO-110) (1946-1952)
Dithmarschen (IX-301) (1946)
Built in 1938 as Dithmarschen for the German Navy by F Schichau, Danzig, Germany
Taken over by United Kingdom forces 1944 at Bremerhaven, Germany
Transferred to US Navy, 15 January 1946
Placed In-Service as Dithmarschen (IX-301), 2 May 1946, CAPT. A. W. Maddox, USNR, in charge
Renamed Conecuh, reclassified as Fleet Oiler (AO-110), 1 October 1946
Placed Out-of-Service, 24 October 1946 at Philadelphia, PA.
Reclassified as a Replenishment Fleet Tanker, 4 September 1952
Commissioned USS Conecuh (AOR-110), 16 February 1953, CDR. M. B. Freeman in command
Decommissioned, 3 April 1956, at Norfolk, VA.
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 4 April 1956, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 June 1960
Final Disposition, sold, 1 November 1960, for scrapping to Southeastern Rail & Steel Co. for $ 136,688.00.
Displacement 8,820 t.
Armament eight 40mm AA guns
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||Dithmarschen (IX-301) underway in 1946.
||USS Conecuh (AOR-110) underway, October 1946
Dithmarschen (IX-301) / USS Conecuh (AO-110 / AOR-110)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|01||CAPT. Maddox, Adolph W.||2 May 1946 - 24 October 1946|
| ||Out of Service||24 October 1946 - 16 February 1953|
|02||CDR. Freeman, Mason Behr||16 February 1953 - 3 June 1953|
|03||CAPT. Hay, Richard Ross||3 June 1953 - 10 January 1956|
|04||LCDR. Hostinsky, John L.||10 January 1956 - 3 March 1956|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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