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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"
Draft 13' 1"
Speed 10 kts.
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
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)
|01||LT. Peterson, William Edward USCG||6 September 1944 - 29 September 1945|
|02||LT. Thorsen, Ragnall USCG||29 September 1945 - 18 February 1946|
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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
Last Updated 9 December 2016
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