Allied Warships

USS Tippecanoe (AO 21)

Oiler of the Patoka class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassPatoka 
PennantAO 21 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 Oct 1919 
Launched5 Jun 1920 
Commissioned6 Mar 1940 
End service6 Mar 1946 
History

Held in Reserve until being Commissioned as USS Tippecanoe (AO-21) on 6 March 1940
Decommissioned on 6 March 1946
Stricken on 12 April 1946,
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 20 November 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Tippecanoe (AO 21)

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1Cdr. Hugh Wilson Olds, USN6 Mar 1940??? (1)

2Cdr. George Donald Arntz, USNWWII (1)

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