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USS Guadalupe AO 32

Home Ported Long Beach, Calif., Nicknames: "Tijuana Taxi" "Granny"

Welcome Alongside

Stand by for Shotlines Fore and Aft

  Dedicated to all those who Pumped, Black Oil, ND, JP-5, & AvGas.
  Highlined Mail,  Movies, Bullets & Beans.


  Cimarron Class Fleet Oiler:
  Displacement: 24,830 tons
  Length: 553'
  Beam: 75'
  Draft: 32'
  Speed: 18 knots
  Armament: 4 5"/38 DP, 4x2 40mm, 4x2 20mm
  Capacity: 146,000 barrels
  Geared turbines engines, twin screws, 30,400 hp
  Maritime Commission T3-S2-A1 type
  Built at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. and commissioned 19 Jun 1941
  ex-SS Esso Raleigh
Stricken from Navy Rolls 5-15-75   Disposed of 10-16-75

Postal Clerk


My Personal Thanks to The USS Sterett DLG-31 "The Best Damn MIG Killer On Yankee Station"

USS Sterett Link

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