USS Cache (OA 67)
Oiler of the Suamico class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||25 May 1942|
|Launched||7 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||3 Nov 1942|
Decommissioned on 14 January 1946
Commands listed for USS Cache (OA 67)
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|1||Lt.Cdr Peder Andersen, USNR||3 Nov 1942||(1)|
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Notable events involving Cache include:
The Cache sent out an SOS that reached the nearby US destroyer USS Buchanan. While racing towards the scene at full speed the Buchanan picks up a radar echo that turned out to be RO-37. The Japanese submarine was eventually sunk by Buchanan after more than two hours about 130 nautical miles east-south-east of San Cristobal in position 11°47'S, 164°17'E.
After temporary repairs, Cache sailed for San Pedro, California for permanent repairs. Cache returned to duty at Eniwetok on 20 June 1944, to begin almost continuous participation in the operations that forced the Japanese back across the Pacific.