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|USS Truckee (AO-147)
Map - The Truckee River drainage basin in California and Nevada, © Kmusser - Self-made, based on USGS data.
Photo - The Truckee River from the UPRR grade just East of Truckee, CA. ©Bruce C. Cooper (DigitalImageServices.com)
|137k||Truckee (AO-147) Christening by the ships sponsor, Mrs, Murrey L. Royar, and launching, 10 March 1955, at New York
Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
US National Archives
|42k||USS Truckee (AO-147) at sea in 1956.||Ken Kauffman|
|71k||USS Truckee (AO-147) conducting an underway replenishment with USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39), circa 17 September to 4 October 1958.||.|
|78k||USS Truckee (AO-147) pulls away from USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39) after completing an underway replenishment, circa 17 September to 4 October 1958.||.|
|88k||USS Truckee (AO-147), at Norfolk, VA, July 1964||© Richard Leonhardt|
|83k||USS Truckee (AO-147) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, October 1964.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|137k||USS Truckee (AO-147) entering/leaving port, date and place unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, February 1965.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|349k||USS Truckee (AO-147) refueling USS Forrestal (CVA-59) and USS Charles P. Cecil (DD-835) during an underway replenishment off the coast of Genoa, Italy, 5 October 1965.
US Navy photo. (Thanks to Ken Killmeyer, USS Forrestal Association historian, who helped with the date and location of this picture).
|Robert M. Cieri|
|810k||USS Truckee (AO-147) entering/leaving a European port, date and location unknown.||Photo from the Chris Howell collection with copyright|
|398k||USS Truckee (AO-147) conducting an underway replenishment at sea with USS America (CVA-66) to port and USS Harry E. Yarnell (DLG-17) to starboard in the Mediterranean Sea, 26 April 1967.||Mike Smolinski|
|374k||USS Truckee (AO-147),
USS De Soto County (LST-1171) and
ARD-18 at Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. shipyard, circa 1967-68. ARD-18 is
undergoing conversion to the Medium Auxiliary Repair Dry Dock Endurance (ARDM-3)
US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|1274k||USS Truckee (AO-147) conducting an underway replenishment with USS Albany (CG-10) while underway in the Mediterranean Sea, circa 1969-1970. Photos were taken from USS Independence (CVA-62) by Harry B. Kidd, PH2 USN.||Harry B Kidd|
|330k||USNS Truckee (AO-147) under way off Norfolk, VA., in 1970.||Nike Smolinski|
|313k||USNS Truckee (AO-147) under way, date and location unknown. US Navy photo||Tommy Trampp|
|423k||USNS Truckee (AO-147) refueling the aircraft carrier
USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) and frigate USS Thomas C. Hart (FF-1092),
14 August 1975. John F. Kennedy, with embarked Carrier Air Wing 1
(CVW-1), was deployed to the Mediterranean from 28 June 1975 to 27 January 1976.
USN Photo from U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation photo # 1996.488.128.017, Robert Lawson Collection
|97k||USS Truckee (AO-147) under way, date and location unknown.
DOD photo #s [DNST9100385] and [DNST9100544]
|Defense News Service|
|140k||USNS Truckee (AO-147) providing TRANSLANT movement of A-6E Intruder BuNo 158536 to/from Naval AIr Repair (NARF) facility
NORVA and deployed fleet unit in 1977.
Photo from RDBEAN Collection.
|USNS Truckee (T-AO-147)
|1557k||USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) underway, 30 January 1980, location unknown.
Defense Imagery photo # VIRIN: DN-SC-88-09164, a US Navy photo by PH2 Skip Holmes.
|499k||USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) and USS Puget Sound (AD-38) conducting a refueling at sea, circa 1983, while underway in the Mediterranean Sea.||Photos by Michael Brown USS Puget Sound|
|1233k||USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) moored pierside at Genoa, Italy in 1985||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|80k||USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) pier side at NOB Norfolk, VA, 1989. Photo shows damage to hull and bridge wing from collision with USS Yellowstone (AD-41).||Edward H. Cleary|
|172k||USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) and the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) conducting an underway replenishment at sea, date and location unknown.||Robert M. Cieri|
|171k||USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) under way, date and location unknown.
Photo by Veramar-arts
|434k||Aerial view of Unit 7 of the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA., 28 January 1999.
From bottom to top;
2 unidentified APs,
GEN. N.M. Walter (T-AP-125),
GEN. Wm. O. Darby (IX-510),
Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) and
Henry Eckford (T-AO-192). These two oilers were both lay-berthed incomplete.
|74k||Ex-USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) under tow, 7 August 2008, in Hampton Roads off Portsmouth, VA. as she heads for the breakers yard at Bay Bridge Enterprises, Chesapeake VA.||Photo by Mabel Clark|
|172k||Ex-USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) under tow, 7 August 2008, in Hampton Roads as she passes the D&S Piers at Naval Station, Norfolk, VA. Truckee was enroute to Bay Bridge Enterprises, Chesapeake VA. where she would be broken up. In the foreground is the nuclear powered attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN-750) moored pierside at the D&S piers.||Photos by Christopher P. Cavas|
|206k||Ex-USNS Truckee (T-AO-147) arrives, 7 August 2008, at Bay Bridge Enterprises, Chesapeake VA. where she will be broken up.||Photo by Christopher P. Cavas|
|01||CAPT. Leverton Jr., Joseph Wilson, USN (USNA 1932) :RADM||16 November 1955 - October 1956|
|02||CAPT. Norvell, William Clinton||October 1956 - 1957|
|03||CAPT. Baumberger, Walter Harlen, USN (USNA 1934) :VADM||1957 - August 1958|
|04||CAPT. King Jr., Edward Reuben, USN (USNA 1936) :RADM||August 1958 - July 1959|
|05||CAPT. Cole Jr., Otis Robert, USN (USNA 1936)||July 1959 - May 1960|
|06||CAPT. Thomas, Newell Edward, USN (USNA 1937)||May 1960 - July 1961|
|07||CAPT. Johnson, Steven Lobdell (Slick), USN (USNA 1939)||July 1961 - 14 July 1962|
|08||CAPT. Glennon, Philip Thompson, USN (USNA 1940)||14 July 1962 - 29 August 1963|
|09||CAPT. Zurcher, Clarence James||29 August 1963 - 1964|
|10||CAPT. Moss, Richard Norman, USN||1964 - 1965|
|11||CAPT. Ferris, James, USN :RADM||1965 - 1966|
|12||CAPT. Chadwick, Walter Dean||1966 - 1968|
|13||CAPT. Freeman, Dewitt Leroy, USN :RADM||January 1968 - 20 January 1969|
|14||CAPT. Murrill, Robert Lawrence, USN||20 January 1969 - 2 June 1970|
|15||CAPT. Oechslin, Robert Edward, USN||2 June 1970 - 3 September 1971|
|16||CAPT. Doty, William Kahlen, USN (USNA 1946)||3 September 1971 - 1973|
|17||CAPT. Joy, James Anderson||1973 - 4 October 1974|
|18||CAPT. Gilfry, Mason Clark||4 October 1974 - January 1976|
|19||CAPT. Myers, Lowell Richard (Moose), USN :RADM||January 1976 - 1 June 1977|
|20||CAPT. Watson Jr., Thomas Campbell (Tom), USN (USNA 1954) :RADM||1 June 1977 - 1978|
|21||CAPT. Hernandez, Diego E., USN :VADM||1978 - 30 January 1980|
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