Allied Warships

USS Neosho (i) (AO 23)

Oiler of the Cimarron class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAO 23 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Jun 1938 
Launched24 Apr 1939 
Commissioned7 Aug 1939 
Lost11 May 1942 

USS Neosho (Cdr. J.S. Philipps) was heavily damaged due to a Japanese air attack during the Battle of the Coral Sea on 7 May 1942
Sunk by gunfire from USS Henley on 11 May 1942


Commands listed for USS Neosho (i) (AO 23)

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1Cdr. William Evans Anthony Mullan, USN7 Aug 193919 Jun 1941
2Cdr. John Spinning Phillips, USN19 Jun 194111 May 1942

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