Allied Warships

USS Matolle (AO 17)

Oiler of the Kaweah class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassKaweah 
PennantAO 17 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down2 Jun 1919 
Launched16 Mar 1920 
Commissioned28 Dec 1921 
End service25 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned on 19 June 1922
Recommissioned on 16 June 1940
Decommissioned on 25 October 1945
Stricken on 13 November 1945
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 1 July 1947

 

Commands listed for USS Matolle (AO 17)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Julian DuBois Wilson, USN16 Jun 19406 Mar 1943
2Lt.Cdr. William Giers Michelet, USN6 Mar 194318 Oct 1943
3Arthur Lawrence Cruser, USN18 Oct 1943early 1944
4George Herbert Chapman, Jr., USNRearly 194425 Oct 1945

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