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<p><center><b><font color="#000099"><font size="+5">USS Guadalupe AO 32</center></font></font></B>

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<br><center><b><font size="3"> <font color="#000099">Flag Call Sign: "November India Bravo Papa"</font></color></b></center>

<br><center><b><font size="3"> <font color="#000099">R/T Call Sign: "Glitter Kilo"</font></color></b></center>
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<i><font size="2" color="#000099">Photo Anthoi Vietnam 1969</i></font>

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<p><b><font color="#000099"><font size=+0>Home Port: Long Beach, California<br>
Nicknames: "Tijuana Taxi" "Greasy G" "Granny"<br>Navy's Oldest Active Fleet Oiler at the time of Decommissioning</font></font></B>
<p><b><font color="#FF0000"><font size="+1">"She may be old But She Still Put's Out"</font></color>
<br><center><i><font size="3"><font color="0000FF">"Unoffical" ships motto</i></font></font></center>
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to all those who Pumped: Black Oil, ND, JP-5, & AvGas.</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=+1>  Highlined: Mail,Passengers,
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<p><b><center><font size=+1><font color="#3333FF">"SERVICE TO THE FLEET"</font></font></B></u></center>
 
 

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<p><b><font size=+1><font color="#3366FF"> </font><font color="#000099"><a href="ao22.html">
Cimarron Class Fleet Oiler:<br><img src="ao22sm.JPG"></a></font></font></B>

<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Displacement: 24,830
tons</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Length: 553'</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Beam: 75'</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Draft: 32' 4" Full Load</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Speed: 18 knots</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Armament: 4 5"/38 DP,
4x2 40mm, 4x2 20mm</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Complement: 275</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Capacity: 146,000 barrels</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>   NSFO 8,610,000 gal, JP-5 1,344,000 gal, ND 2,352,000 gal, Av Gas 200,000 gal
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Geared turbines engines,<br> 4 450# CE K type Boilers,
twin screws, 30,400 hp</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Maritime Commission T3-S2-A1
type</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=3>  Built at Newport News
Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
<p>EX ESSO SS RALEIGH <center><img src="esso.gif"></center>
<p>Acquired by the Navy June 1940</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=+1> Commissioned June 1941</font></font></B>
<br><b><font color="#000099"><font size=+1>Stricken from Navy Rolls 5-15-75
Disposed of 10-16-75 by MARAD Sale</font></font></B>
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