Allied Warships

USS Orion (AS 18)

Submarine tender of the Fulton class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine tender
PennantAS 18 
Built byMoore Dry Dock Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Dec 1940 
Laid down31 Jul 1941 
Launched24 Jun 1942 
Commissioned30 Sep 1943 
End service3 Sep 1993 

Decommissioned and stricken on 3 September 1993.
Scrapped in October 2006 at Baltimore, Maryland, USA.


Commands listed for USS Orion (AS 18)

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1T/Capt. Clayton Shadek Isgrig, USN30 Sep 194310 Jul 1944 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. George Leonard Shane, Jr., USN10 Jul 194427 May 1945 (1)
3T/Capt. Edward Robert Hannon, USN27 May 194511 Jun 1947 (1)

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