Allied Warships

USS Winooski (AO 38)

Oiler of the Kennebec class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassKennebec 
PennantAO 38 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Apr 1941 
Launched12 Nov 1941 
Commissioned27 Jan 1942 
End service30 Apr 1946 
History

Acquired by the USN on 5 January 1942
Commissioned as USS Winooski (AO-38) on 27 January 1942
Decommissioned on 30 April 1946
Stricken on 8 October 1946
Sold into merchantile service in 1947
Scrapped in September 1965

 

Hit by U-boat
Damaged on 11 Nov 1942 by U-173 (Schweichel).

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Commands listed for USS Winooski (AO 38)

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1Cmdr Walter Charles Ansel, USN27 Jan 1942 (1)

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