Allied Warships

USS Chipola (AO 63)

Oiler of the Ashtabula class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassAshtabula 
PennantAO 63 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Mar 1942 
Laid down 
Launched21 Oct 1944 
Commissioned30 Nov 1944 
End service 
History

Decommissioned on 1 August 1955
Recommissioned on 26 December 1956
Decommissioned on 7 November 1957
Recommissioned on 17 December 1960
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 14 August 1973
Sold on 15 July 1974

 

Commands listed for USS Chipola (AO 63)

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1Cdr. Elmore G Genthner, USNR30 Nov 194430 Mar 1946 (1)

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