Allied Warships

USS Guadalupe (AO 32)

Oiler of the Cimarron class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassCimarron 
PennantAO 32 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched26 Jan 1940 
Commissioned19 Jun 1941 
End service 1974 
History

Decommissioned in 1974
Stricken on 15 May 1975
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 16 October 1975

 

Commands listed for USS Guadalupe (AO 32)

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1Cdr. Harry Raymond Thurber, USN19 Jun 1941??? (1)

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Notable events involving Guadalupe include:


24 Nov 1944
All heavy ships of the Task Group including USS Iowa (Capt. A.R. McCann, USN) were fuelled by a group of oilers. Iowa herself was fuelled by the USS Guadalupe (Cdr. H.A. Anderson, USN).


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