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USS Patoka AO-9
A Navy REPLENISHMENT Ship

A River in Indiana.
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HISTORY ..
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NAVSOURCE

With Airship
USS
Shenandoah


Final Disposition, Scrapped,
15 March 1948 by Maritime Commission
at Dulien Steel Products, Co.

This would make a wonderful Museum
Diorama

See WWI
Zeppelin

Patoka Class Fleet Oiler
Laid down, 17 December 1918, at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Co.,
 Newport News, VA.

Specifications:   Displacement 5,400 t.(lt) Length 447' 10" Beam 60' 3" Draft 27' 8"(lim)
Speed 11.2 kts. Complement Officers 29 Enlisted 272



  • Largest boom capacity 40 t.
    Cargo Capacity:
  • Navy Standard Fuel Oil 62,300 bbls Gasoline 309,000 gals
    Armament: 2 single 5"/38 dual gun mnts.
    4 twin 40mm AA gun mnts, 4 twin 20mm AA gun mnts.
    Fuel oil capacity 4,780 bbls.
    Generators: four turbo-drive, [3] 60kW 120V D.C., [1] 75kW 120V D.C.,
    two diesel-drive, 100kW 450V D.C.
    Propulsion: one vertical quadruple expansion engine
    2 Yarrow boilers, 265psi saturated steam; single screw, 2,800 shp.


    In preparation for creating a model of Patoka, Vern is making line drawings.
    Click image below for larger image.


    Music by TIM BARRON SM3 1968-70 USS Kawishiwi AO-146