Allied Warships

USS Salamonie (AO 26)

Oiler of the Cimarron class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassCimarron 
PennantAO 26 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down5 Feb 1940 
Launched18 Sep 1940 
Commissioned28 Apr 1941 
End service20 Dec 1968 
History

Decommissioned on 20 December 1968
Stricken on 2 September 1969
Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1970

 

Commands listed for USS Salamonie (AO 26)

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CommanderFromTo
1Theodore Max Waldschmidt, USN28 Apr 194125 May 1942 (1)
2Cdr. Ernest Herman von Heimburg, USN25 May 194224 Jun 1943 (1)
3Cdr. Llewellyn James Johns, USN24 Jun 19437 Feb 1945 (1)
4T/Capt. John Ames Holbrook, USN7 Feb 194515 Sep 1946 (1)

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