Allied Warships

USS Kennebec (AO 36)

Oiler of the Kennebec class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassKennebec 
PennantAO 36 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid downAug 1940 
Launched19 Apr 1941 
Commissioned4 Feb 1942 
End service 
History

Acquired by the USN on 13 January 1942
Commissioned as USS Kennebec (AO-36) on 4 February 1942
Decommissioned on 4 September 1950
Recommissioned on 11 January 1951
Decommissioned on 25 September 1954
Recommissioned on 14 December 1956
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 15 July 1976
Sold on 1 April 1982

 

Commands listed for USS Kennebec (AO 36)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Stewart Shirley Reynolds, USN4 Feb 19429 Dec 1943 (1)
2Merritt David Mullen, Sr., USNR9 Dec 194329 Nov 1944
3Everett Hale Browne, USN29 Nov 194411 Jun 1946

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