OILER - HISTORIC VALUE REVIEWS
On December 30, 2011, Vern received from the Maritime Administration,
a reasoning as to why certain Oilers are in status
The ships in question are
Shoshone (T-AO-151) and USS
The reviews are to see if the ships are eligible for listing on the
National Register of Historic Places.
per the National Historic Preservation Act, Federal agencies
into account the effect of their “undertakings” (which in this case is
Click the ship PROFILE
to view the report
While talking to D.C.
on making a museum, they said the only type of auxilary ship
that has been successfully saved is the "Victories" and the
So shipmates; think SHIP MODEL like Capt.
The only way an oiler
can be memorilized is like that in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
The USS TAMALPAIS AO-96 is modeled
Make a model like I have drawn
up of USS KAWISHIWI AO-146
Then have it displayed aboard a CARRIER MUSEUM.
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