USS Neosho (ii) (AO 48)
Oiler of the Kennebec class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||8 Jul 1941|
|Launched||23 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||16 Sep 1942|
|End service||14 Feb 1946|
Sold into merchantile service in 1947
Commands listed for USS Neosho (ii) (AO 48)
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|1||Cdr. Frank Lyman Worden, USN||16 Sep 1942||??? (1)|
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Notable events involving Neosho (ii) include:
16 Nov 1944
All ships of the Task Group including USS Iowa (Capt. A.R. McCann, USN) were fuelled by a group of oilers. Iowa herself was fuelled by the USS Neosho (Lt.Cdr. F.P. Parkinson, USNR). Iowa herself refuelled the destroyers USS Hickox (Cdr. J.H. Wesson, USN) and USS Hunt (Cdr. H.A. Knoertzer, USN).