Allied Warships

USS Niobrara (AO 72)

Oiler of the Chiwawa class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 72 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down29 Jun 1942 
Launched28 Nov 1942 
Commissioned13 Mar 1943 
End service12 Nov 1957 

Decommissioned on 24 September 1946
Recommissioned on 5 February 1951
Decommissioned on 30 November 1954
Recommissioned on 14 December 1956
Decommissioned on 12 November 1957
Stricken on 1 February 1959
Sold on 19 March 1982


Commands listed for USS Niobrara (AO 72)

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1T/Capt. Theodore Germond Haff, USN13 Mar 19434 Sep 1943 (1)
2T/Cdr. John William Marts, Jr., USN4 Sep 19439 Jul 1944
3Ralph Carter Spaulding, USNR9 Jul 1944

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