Allied Warships

USS Merrimack (AO 37)

Oiler of the Kennebec class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 37 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Sparrows Point, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid downApr 1940 
Launched1 Sep 1941 
Commissioned4 Feb 1942 
End service20 Dec 1954 

Decommissioned on 8 February 1950
Recommissioned on 6 December 1950
Decommissioned on 20 December 1954
Stricken on 4 February 1959
Sold on 19 March 1982


Commands listed for USS Merrimack (AO 37)

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1Cdr. William Edward Hilbert, USN4 Feb 194225 Sep 1943 (1)
2T/Capt. Robert Archibald MacKerracher, USN25 Sep 194324 Sep 1944
3Capt. (Retd) Vaughan Bailey, USN24 Sep 1944

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