Allied Warships

USS Mattaponi (AO 41)

Oiler of the Mattaponi class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassMattaponi 
PennantAO 41 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down9 Sep 1941 
Launched17 Jan 1942 
Commissioned11 May 1942 
End service 
History

Decommissioned on 17 April 1950
Recommissioned on 28 December 1950
Decommissioned on 12 October 1954
Recommissioned on 12 December 1958
Decommissioned on 1 February 1959
Recommissioned on 30 November 1961
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken in October 1970
Scrapped in 1972

 

Commands listed for USS Mattaponi (AO 41)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Martin Joseph Gillan, Jr., USN11 May 19421 Mar 1943 (1)
2Morgan Coit Barrett, USN1 Mar 194315 May 1944
3Vincent James Banks, USNR15 May 19447 Jul 1945
4Joseph Mendoza Castro, USNR7 Jul 194515 Jan 1946

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