Allied Warships

USS Neosho (i) (AO 23)

Oiler of the Cimarron class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassCimarron 
PennantAO 23 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down22 Jun 1938 
Launched24 Apr 1939 
Commissioned7 Aug 1939 
Lost11 May 1942 
History

USS Neosho (Cdr. J.S. Philipps) was heavily damaged due to a Japanese air attack during the Battle of the Coral Sea on 7 May 1942
Sunk by gunfire from USS Henley on 11 May 1942

 

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1Cdr. John Spinning Phillips, USN< Dec 4111 May 1942

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