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USS Pinnebog (AOG-58)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Papa - Alpha
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Patapsco Class Gasoline Tanker:
Laid down, 29 December 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (T1-MT-M1) tanker hull, under a Maritime Commission contract, at Cargill, Inc., Savage, MN.
Launched, 12 May 1945
Commissioned USS Pinnebog (AOG-58), 20 October 1945
Decommissioned, 2 May 1949
Laid up in the Reserve Fleet
Placed in service by the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS Pinnebog (T-AOG-58), March 1952
Placed out of service in July 1954 and loaned to the US Air Force to provide support services to vessels engaged in the support DEW line sites along the western Canadian Arctic USAF and Canadian DEW Line Support Service
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
Custody transferred to the Maritime Commission, 15 December 1987
Final Disposition, trade in by Hess Shipping Corp., sold for scrapping, 15 December 1987, to Eastern Overseas Inc. for resale to Kuo Dar Steel Enterprises Co. Ltd.
Republic of China for scrapping in Taiwan, scrapping completed, 18 April 1988
Displacement 1,846 t.(lt), 4,335 t.(fl)
Length 310' 9"
Beam 48' 6"
Draft 15' 8"
Speed 14 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 10 t.
four single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mounts
six twin 20mm AA gun mounts
Cargo Capacity 2,040 DWT
Oil 7,975 Bbls
Gasoline 410,500 Gals
Fuel Capacity Diesel 2,240 Bbls.
Diesel-Electric Drive - four General Electric 16-278A, 980hp Diesel engines
single Fairbanks Morse Main Reduction Gears
Ship's Service Generators
two Diesel-drive 225Kw 120V.240 D.C.
one Diesel-drive 10Kw 240V D.C.
single propeller, 3,300shp
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||USNS Pinnebog (T-AOG-58) riding at anchored in Tuktoyaktuk harbor, Canada, circa June to October 1972 or 1973.
||Series of photos showing USNS Pinnebog (T-AOG-58) being drydocked in ARD-31 at Tuktoyaktuk harbor, Canada, circa June to October 1972 or 1973.
||USNS Pinnebog (T-AOG-58) underway near Tuktoyaktuk harbor, Canada, in 1972. The Bell 47G helicopter is from the ice breaker Canadian Coast Guard Ship Camsell.
||Photo by Frank Statham CCGS Camsell
USS / USNS Pinnebog (AOG-58 / T-AOG-58)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Fleet Tankers Association
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 9 December 2016
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