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USS Conecuh (AOR-110) as a replenishment oiler on date
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Class: CONECUH (AO 110)
Design: SCB, MC/MA, Navy XX #
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw
|110||CONECUH||15 Jan 1946||F. Schichau, Danzig||--||12 Jun 1937||2 May 1946|
|110||CONECUH||4 Apr 1956/C||1 Jun 1960||23 Nov 1960||MA/S||--|
As an experimental AOR, CONECUH followed WACCAMAW (AO 109), which was classified as a Fleet tanker (replenishment), AOR 109, on 11 Dec 1950 for an intended conversion. The conversion was deferred indefinitely and she reverted to AO 109 on 7 May 1951.
|110||CONECUH||In German service 20 Jul 1938 as DITHMARSCHEN. To Britain 6 Jun 1945 and renamed SOUTHMARK, allocated to the USN by the Inter-Allied Rep[arations?] Commission and handed over 15 Jan 1946 at Kiel, in service as DITHMARSCHEN (IX 301) 2 May 1946. Renamed CONECUH and classified AO 110 1 Oct 1946 but lack of funds delayed her conversion and she was placed out of service on 24 Oct 1946. She was designated for disposal at that time but was retained and her status was changed to "in reserve" in June 1948. Reclas. AOR 110 on 4 Sep 1952 and converted under FY 1951 from September 1952 to February 1953. Placed in full commission 16 Feb 1953. To MA custody 4 Apr 1956.|
Compiled: 18 Sep 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC