USS Cahaba (AO 82)
Oiler of the Escambia class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Marinship Corp. (Sausalito, California, U.S.A.)|
|Launched||19 May 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Jan 1944|
|End service||20 Jan 1958|
Decommissioned on 15 May 1946
Commands listed for USS Cahaba (AO 82)
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|1||Cdr. Edmund Henry Danesi, Sr., USNR||14 Jan 1944||1 Jun 1944 (1)|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Julius Burnbaum, USNR||1 Jun 1944|
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Notable events involving Cahaba include:
8 Jul 1945
USS Iowa (Capt. J.L. Holloway, Jr., USN) topped off two of the destroyers of the Task Group, USS Uhlmann (Cdr. S.C. Small, USN) and USS Twining (Cdr. F.V. List, USN), with fuel before Iowa herself was fuelled by the USS Cahaba (Lt.Cdr. J. Burnbaum, USNR).