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Truckee (AOG-75)


Klickitat Class Gasoline Tanker:
  • Laid down, 28 May 1945, as M/V Eola a Maritime Commission type (T1-MT-BT1) tanker hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2635) at St Johns River Shipbuilding, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Acquired on loan charter basis from the Maritime Commission, named Truckee (AOG-75) in 1945
  • Naval acquisition canceled, 29 August 1945
  • Launched, 30 August 1945
  • Delivered to the Maritime Commission incomplete
  • Sold by the Maritime Commission in 1948 to International Tankers, Panama
  • Completed in July 1951 at Maryland Drydocking Co., Baltimore, MD.
  • Acquired by Standard Oil of California, renamed M/V California Standard
  • Acquired by Luzon Stevedoring Corp, Manila in 1971, renamed M/V LSCO Transpacific
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1977
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,980 t.(lt), 5,970 t.(fl)
    Length 325' 4"
    Beam 48' 2"
    Draft 19'
    Speed 11 kts.
    Complement 80
    Armament
    one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    two single 40mm AA gun mounts
    three single 20mm A gun mounts
    Cargo Capacity 30,000bbls
    Propulsion Propulsion, diesel direct drive, single propeller, 1,700shp

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    Fleet Tankers Association
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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