Allied Warships

USS Kaweah (AO 15)

Oiler of the Kaweah class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassKaweah 
PennantAO 15 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 1919 
Commissioned28 Dec 1921 
End service16 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned on 15 August 1922
Recommissioned on 16 December 1940
Decommissioned on 16 November 1945
Sold to be broken up for scrap

 

Commands listed for USS Kaweah (AO 15)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Charles Butler McVay, 3rd, USN15 Dec 1940early 1942
2Cdr. Theodore Germond Haff, USNearly 1942Jan 1943
3Herbert Byron Fluck, USNRJan 19435 Dec 1944
4Delwyn Hyatt, USN5 Dec 194416 Nov 1945

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