Allied Warships

USS Saranac (AO 74)

Oiler of the Suamico class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassSuamico 
PennantAO 74 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Aug 1942 
Launched21 Dec 1942 
Commissioned22 Feb 1943 
End service19 Jul 1948 
History

Decommissioned on 19 July 1948
Loaned to the US Army on 25 August 1951
Returned to USN custody on 15 October 1953
Stricken on 26 March 1956
Sold on 4 December 1957

 

Commands listed for USS Saranac (AO 74)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. John Gilbreth Cross, USN22 Feb 1943Jul 1944 (1)
2Cdr. Harold Rivington Parker, USNJul 1944Jan 1945
3Charles Gray Strum, USNRJan 194513 Aug 1945
4John Joseph Branson, USN13 Aug 1945

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