Allied Warships

USS Platte (AO 24)

Oiler of the Cimarron class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 24 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched8 Jul 1939 
Commissioned1 Dec 1939 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 14 May 1971


Commands listed for USS Platte (AO 24)

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1Cdr. P. L. Meadows, USN1 Dec 1939??? (1)

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Notable events involving Platte include:

25 Jan 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) fuelled at sea from USS Platte (Cdr. C.H. Cigel, USNR).

1 Jul 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. McCrea, USN) fuelled from the USS Caliente (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Stiff, USNR).

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