SAKATONCHEE AOG 19

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    Mattawee Class Gasoline Tanker
    Keel Laid August 13 1942 - Launched May 22 1943
    Acquired by U.S. Navy January 15 1944

  1. USS SAKATONCHEE AOG-19
    Commissioned January 17 1944 - Decommissioned March 29 1946

    Struck from Naval Register May 1 1946
    Laid up in National Defense Reserve Fleet

    Scrapped 1964
SAKATONCHEE PATCH.jpg


Naval Covers

This section lists active links to the pages displaying covers associated with the ship. There should be a separate set of pages for each incarnation of the ship (ie, for each entry in the "Ship Name and Designation History" section). Covers should be presented in chronological order (or as best as can be determined).

Since a ship may have many covers, they may be split among many pages so it doesn't take forever for the pages to load. Each page link should be accompanied by a date range for covers on that page.

  1. Covers Page 1     (DATE RANGE)

 


Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each incarnation of the ship (ie, for each entry in the "Ship Name and Designation History" section). Within each set, the postmarks should be listed in order of their classification type. If more than one postmark has the same classification, then they should be further sorted by date of earliest known usage.

A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

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Killer Bar Text

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NO POSTMARKS REPORTED

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Other Information

SAKATONCHEE earned 3 Battle Stars for WWII service

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (3)
World War II Victory Medal

NAMESAKE - A river in northeast Mississippi which drains into the Tombigbee River


 


 

If you have images or information to add to this page, then either contact the Curator or edit this page yourself and add it. See Editing Ship Pages for detailed information on editing this page.

 


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