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USS Conemaugh (AOG-62)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Quebec - Yankee
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

Mettawee Class Gasoline Tanker:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (T1-M-A2) tanker hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC 2656), at East Coast Shipyards Inc., Bayonne, N.J.
  • Launched, 17 February 1945
  • Acquired by the Navy, 9 March 1945
  • Commissioned USS Conemaugh (AOG-62), 21 March 1945, LT. Richard A. Uruquart Jr., USNR, in command
  • Decommissioned, 20 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 19 September 1951, to National Metal & Steel Corp. (PD-X-505), withdrawn and delivered, 3 October 1951 to agent Zidell Metal and Steel Corp.
    Displacement 846 t. (lt) 2,255 t.(fl)
    Length 220' 6"
    Beam 37'
    Draft 13'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Officers 8
    Enlisted 50
    one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    six single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
    Cargo Capacity 1,360 dwt
    Oil 12,100 bbls
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 200 bbls
    one direct drive Fairbanks-Morse 37E16 Diesel engines
    three Diesel-drive 40Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 720shp

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    USS Conemaugh (AOG-62)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Uruquart Jr., Richard Alexander, USNR21 March 1945 - 20 December 1945
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Tankers Association
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    MARAD Vessel History Database
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