Allied Warships

USS Neosho (ii) (AO 48)

Oiler of the Kennebec class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 48 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down8 Jul 1941 
Launched23 Dec 1941 
Commissioned16 Sep 1942 
End service14 Feb 1946 

Sold into merchantile service in 1947
Scrapped in February 1964


Commands listed for USS Neosho (ii) (AO 48)

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1Cdr. Frank Lyman Worden, USN16 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).

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