U.S. Navy Gasoline Tankers
Numbers 6 - 11 and 48 -59 were constructed in Savage Minnesota.





AOG's 1 thru 5 were built in Tacoma, WA.
They were in use up to 2004.
Read all about their construction - plus the total History of these tankers built for and during WWII in the new book

Avgas, Mogas & Jet Fuel
written by Paul Gryniewicz



This construction was completed far away from any ocean,
in the center of our country.

Therefore music is by country song writer
STAN JONES

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The area at right is now named Port Cargill
Cargill, Inc.
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It was a marsh before the war, a favorite duck hunting area.
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Savage was also home to Camp Savage; a Military Intellignece Service Language school
Link

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LAUNCHING AN AOG