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U.S.S. SALAMONIE

(AO-26)

ANY TIME - ANY WHERE - ANY WEATHER

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AO-26 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AO-26 Shellback Initiation Add a AO-26 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1940 - Keel Date: 5 FEB 1940
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
SEP 1940 - Launch Date: 18 SEP 1940
APR 1941 - Commissioned: 28 APR 1941
JUL 1944 - AUG 1945 Commander Service Force 7th Fleet
AUG 1945 - JAN 1946 provided logistic service to the Shanghai occupation forces
SEP 1954 - JAN 1955 med……around Sept……caribbean …..summer 1954….we left Newport to a
NOV 1957 - JUN 1958 Dry Dock
JUL 1958 - AUG 1958 Guantanamo Bay
AUG 1958 - SEP 1958 Cape Horn
AUG 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 16 AUG 1958 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1958 - APR 1959 Mediterranean
JUL 1960 - SEP 1960 Guantanamo Bay
JUL 1960 - SEP 1960 Mediterranean-West Africa
JUL 1960 - SEP 1960 West Africa
AUG 1960 - Shellback Initiation - 3 AUG 1960 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB 1963 - APR 1963 Mediterranean
FEB 1965 - AUG 1965 Mediterranean
FEB 1965 - NOV 1965 Regular Overhaul
FEB 1966 - JUL 1966 Mediterranean
FEB 1966 - FEB 1966 Collision at sea USS Rush DD 714
FEB 1966 - FEB 1966 Collision at sea USS Moale DD 693
FEB 1966 - FEB 1966 Caribbean
AUG 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 26 AUG 1966 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 6 AUG 1966 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1966 - DEC 1966 Guantanamo Bay
FEB 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 7 FEB 1967 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR 1967 - MAR 1967 Collision at sea USS Wasp CVS 18
SEP 1967 - SEP 1968 Mediterranean

AO-26 General Specifications

Class: Cimarron-class oiler

Complement: 304 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7470 tons

Length: 553 feet

Beam: 75 feet

Draft: 32 feet 4 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 24 September 1970