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|154k||The Design 16D drawing for the Mettawee class gasoline tankers using T1-M-A1 maritime hulls dated 4 August 1944, is shown. The standard
Measure 32 range of colors is specified: dull black (BK), ocean gray (5-O) and light gray (5-L) on vertical surfaces with deck blue (20-B) on horizontal surfaces. This
drawing also shows two waterlines: the load waterline and a camouflage line which is probably the light waterline.
Ships of the U.S. Navy in WWII “Dazzle” Camouflage US National Archives photos 80-G-177455 and 80-G-177456.
|101k||USS Mettawee (AOG-17) probably photographed in September 1943 just after completion of conversion. The secondary
antiaircraft battery consisted of four 20mm guns amidships and two on the bridge. This arrangement was also initially fitted to a few of the ships of the Sakatonchee
(AOG-19) class, before one or two 40mm singles were added.
US National Archives photo #s 19-N-51429 and 19-N-51430, US Navy Buships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|98k||USS Mettawee (AOG-17) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|01||LTjg. Everson, Byron Reginald, USNR||26 August 1943 - 1 June 1944|
|02||LT. Shine, John Fitzgerald, USNR||1 June 1944 - 15 December 1945|
|03||LT. Evans, David Francis, USNR||15 December 1945 - 29 March 1946|
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