USS Mascoma (AO 83)
Oiler of the Escambia class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Marinship Corp. (Sausalito, California, U.S.A.)|
|Launched||31 May 1943|
|Commissioned||3 Feb 1944|
Decommissioned on 17 December 1945
Commands listed for USS Mascoma (AO 83)
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|1||Cmdr. Cyril Cliveden Eden, USNR||3 Feb 1944||29 May 1944 (1)|
|2||Joseph Francis Wickham, USNR||29 May 1944||6 Jun 1944|
|3||Henry Paul Timmers, USNR||6 Jun 1944||17 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Mascoma include:
22 Dec 1944
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN), topped off one of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Lewis Hancock (Cdr. W.M. Searles, USN), with fuel. Iowa herself was fuelled by the oiler USS Mascoma (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Timmers, USNR).