Allied Warships

USS Pinon (AN 66)

Net tender of the Ailanthus class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeNet tender
PennantAN 66 
Built byAmerican Car & Foundry (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.) 
Laid down9 Mar 1943 
Launched16 Jan 1944 
Commissioned31 Mar 1944 
End service5 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 5 March 1946
Stricken 20 March 1946


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29 Aug 1961
The USS Pinon was decommissioned at San Diego 5 March 1946, and was struck from the Navy List 20 March 1946. Sold and placed in merchant service as the Alaska Reefer, she was sunk on 29 August 1961. She now lies in 15'-50' of water south of the Ammunition Dock on Indian Island, Port Townsend Bay, Washington, US. ( - Puget Sound wrecks). (1)


  1. Personal communication

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