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USS Wakulla (AOG-44)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Xray - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Sequatchie Class Gasoline Tanker:
Laid down, 31 October 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (T1-M-A2) tanker hull, under a Maritime Commission contract (MC 2070) at East Coast Shipyards Inc., Bayonne, N.J.
Launched, 17 December 1944
Commissioned USS Wakulla (AOG-44), 3 February 1945, LT. Clifford G. Pickering in command
During World War II USS Wakulla (AOG-44) was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, 19 July 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 July 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 14 November 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Sold in 1947 to Oriental Trade & Transport, renamed MT Mei An
Sold in 1948 to Standard-Vacuum Oil Co., renamed MT Stanvac Ogan
Sold in 1963 to Petroleum Storage Service, renamed MT Sea Raven
Sold in 1968 to Mobile Oil Malaya, renamed MT Mobil Service
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1980
Displacement 2,255 t.(fl)
Length 220' 6"
Speed 10 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 40mm AA gun mounts
three single 20mm AA gun mounts
Cargo Capacity 1,350 DWT
Oil 12,100 Bbls
Fuel Capacity 200 Bbls
one National Supply Corp. Diesel engine
single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gears
Ship's Service Generators
one Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C.
two Diesel-drive 40Kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 800shp
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||USS Wakulla (AOG-44) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
||Standard-Vacuum Oil Co. MT Stanvac Ogan [ex-USS Wakulla (AOG-44)] moored pierside at Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia, 1956.
Photo courtesy http://www.aukevisser.nl/t2tanker/t-tankers-2/id681.htm
USS Wakulla (AOG-44)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LT. Pickering, Clifford George, USN||3 February 1945 - 14 November 1945|
|02||LT. Hanson, Raymond C., USNR||14 November 1945 - 19 July 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Fleet Tankers Association
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 9 December 2016
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