USS Cowanesque (AO 79)
Oiler of the Suamico class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||23 Nov 1942|
|Launched||11 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||1 May 1943|
|Lost||23 Apr 1972|
Decommissioned on 30 January 1946
Commands listed for USS Cowanesque (AO 79)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Cmdr Lester Sidell McKenzie, USNR||1 May 1943||22 Aug 1945 (1)|
|2||Edward Allen Turpin, USNR||22 Aug 1945||14 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Cowanesque include:
1st Command: Cmdr. Lester A. McKenzie 1943-5-01 to 1945-08-22 Change of Command: Lt. Cmdr. Edward A. Turpin 1945-08-22 to 1945-12-14 Last Command: Lt. Herbert T. Peeler 1945-12-14 to 1946-01-30 Ship decommissioned: 1946-01-30 (2)
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