Allied Warships

USS Sapelo (AO 11)

Oiler of the Patoka class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 11 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down3 May 1919 
Launched24 Dec 1919 
Commissioned19 Feb 1920 
End service26 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned on 14 October 1932
Recommissioned on 19 August 1940
Decommissioned on 26 October 1945
Stricken on 13 November 1945
Sold to be broken up for scrap in May 1946


Commands listed for USS Sapelo (AO 11)

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1Cdr. Walter Ellerly Moore, USN19 Aug 194010 Jun 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Adelbert Frink Converse, USN10 Jun 19417 Nov 1942
3Montford Rupert Tawes, USNR7 Nov 194218 Aug 1943
4William Allen Bray, USNR18 Aug 19437 Oct 1944
5Joseph Allan Houston, USNR7 Oct 194430 Apr 1945
6Lt.Cdr. Charles James DeLaney, USNR30 Apr 194513 Nov 1945

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