Allied Warships

USS Manatee (AO 58)

Oiler of the Ashtabula class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 58 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Mar 1942 
Laid down28 Aug 1943 
Launched21 Oct 1943 
Commissioned12 Feb 1944 
End serviceJul 1973 

Decommissioned in July 1973
Stricken on 14 August 1973
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 10 December 1973


Commands listed for USS Manatee (AO 58)

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1Lt.Cdr. Joseph B. Smyth, USN12 Feb 194423 Dec 1945 (1)

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