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USS Ogeechee (AOG-35)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Victor - Quebec

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

USS Ogeechee was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Sequatchie Class Gasoline Tanker:
  • Laid down, 7 May 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (T1-M-A2) tanker hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1798), at East Coast Shipyards Inc., Bayonne, N.J.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 31 August 1944
  • Commissioned USS Ogeechee (AOG-35), 6 September 1944, LT. William E. Peterson, USCGR, in command
  • During World War II USS Ogeechee was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Decommissioned, 18 February 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, date unknown, for disposal
  • Final Disposition, Sold for scrapping to NASSCO, 7 February 1964 (PD-X-657) for $12,290.55. Removed 2 March 1964
    Displacement 845 t.(lt), 2,270 t.(fl)
    Length 220' 6"
    Beam 37'
    Draft 13' 1"
    Speed 10 kts.
    Officers 6
    Enlisted 56
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    two single 40mm AA gun mounts
    three single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
    Cargo Capacity 1,365 DWT
    Oil 12,100 Bbls
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 200 Bbls
    Fairbanks-Morse Diesel 37E16 direct drive
    Ship's Service Generators
    one Diesel-drive 40Kw 120V D.C.
    two Diesel-drive 75Kw 120V D.C.
    single propeller, 800shp

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    USS Ogeechee (AOG-35)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Peterson, William Edward USCG6 September 1944 - 29 September 1945
    02LT. Thorsen, Ragnall USCG29 September 1945 - 18 February 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    Fleet Tankers Association
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office - USS Ogeechee (AOG-35)
    MARAD Vessel History Database
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