Allied Warships

USS Tappahannock (AO 43)

Oiler of the Mattaponi class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 43 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down24 Dec 1941 
Launched18 Apr 1942 
Commissioned22 Jun 1942 
End service6 Mar 1970 

Decommissioned on 3 February 1950
Recommissioned in December 1950
Decommissioned in January 1953
Recommissioned on 12 December 1956
Decommissioned on 18 November 1957
Recommissioned on 31 May 1966
Decommissioned on 6 March 1970
Stricken on 15 July 1976


Commands listed for USS Tappahannock (AO 43)

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1T/Capt. Alf Ole Ruh Bergesen, USN22 Jun 1942??? (1)

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