Allied Warships

USS Trinity (AO 13)

Oiler of the Patoka class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 13 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Nov 1919 
Launched3 Jul 1920 
Commissioned4 Sep 1920 
End service28 May 1946 

Decommissioned on 22 December 1923
Recommissioned on 21 June 1938
Decommissioned on 28 May 1946
Stricken on 3 July 1946
Sold into merchantile service 1951 being renamed Seabeaver


Commands listed for USS Trinity (AO 13)

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1William Hibbs, USNAug 194010 Nov 1942

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Notable events involving Trinity include:

28 Apr 1943
Around 1330 hours, in approximate position 29°00'S, 109°06'E, HrMs Tromp (Capt. J.B. de Meester, RNN) made rendes-vous with the US Naval tanker USS Trinity (Cdr. W.W. Angerer, USN). (1)

15 May 1943
HrMs Tromp (Capt. J.B. de Meester, RNN) departed Fremantle to escort the US Naval tanker USS Trinity (Cdr. W.W. Angerer, USN) on her way from Fremantle to the Persian Gulf until dark the following day. (1)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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