Mattaponi Monongahela Tappahannock Patuxent Neches. Departing Eniwetok on 17 June with Task Unit Detached from Task Group Enoree based out of Eniwetok over the next three months, proceeding to sea at intervals to conduct logistical work as required, those and the evolutions in support of the unfolding campaign to secure the Mariana Islandsand, subsequently, the western Caroline Islands. Add links.
Between 20 and 23 Julyshe supplied oil to various units of the task force. Arriving at Eniwetok on 5 Junethe ship dispensed fuel oil and ammunition to ships present on a daily basis over the next twelve days.
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Acquired by the U. Campbell in command. Enoree shifted her base of operations to Ulithiin the recently secured western Carolines, sailing from Eniwetok on 8 October and arriving at her destination on 13 October Halsey, Jr. Ultimately departing the western Carolines on 7 Februaryshe reached Saipanin the Marianas, two days later. After a visit to Norfolk from 8 November to 14 DecemberEnoree returned to Philadelphia on the latter date and continued fitting out into the new year of Sailing from her activation yard on 25 Januarythe ship paused at Norfolk from 26 January to 2 February before pushing on for the Panama Canal Zone.
She sailed to begin her third tour of active service on 27 December Transiting the Panama Canal on 4 Januaryshe reached Aruba three days later. Tibbets in command.
Kennebec -class oilers. Ordered activated on 7 AugustEnoreepreparations to return her to active service still in progress, was recommissioned at Philadelphia on 18 October with Commander Samuel H. Pattie in command. A radiological monitoring team boarded the ship on the morning of 28 Augustand declared her radiologically safe, clearing her to sail.
While Enoree suffered no damage in the mishap, Sapelo required minor repairs. With the establishment of a logistics base at Kerama RettoEnoree sailed for that place on 3 Apriltaking up her duties there a week later, on 10 April. Her departure thence delayed until 28 Aprilthe ship sailed for Balboa, Panama Canal Zone, on that date, and retransited the Panama Canal, Aruba-bound, on May She transited the Panama Canal between 4 and 6 Februarydeparting Balboa on the latter date for GalvestonTexas, which she reached on 10 February After shuttling between Aruba and Guantanamo Bay, Enoree loaded a cargo of oil at Aruba and sailed for Norfolk, and thence to the northward, to ThuleGreenlandwhich she visited from 30 June to 13 Augustand Naval Station ArgentiaNewfoundland.
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Departing BaltimoreMaryland, on 27 January for NorfolkVirginiaher conversion having been completed the day, Enoree proceeded thence to TompkinsvilleStaten IslandNew Yorkarriving on 3 Marchwhere she was involved in a minor collision with the U.
Navy oiler USS Sapelo. Underway on 3 JulyEnoree returned to Bikini the following day, and remained anchored there until the second dog watch on 13 Julywhen she again got underway to return to Kwajalein. She was the only U. Navy ship named for the Enoree River in South Carolina.
Canadafrom 30 to 31 August During Decembershe made two round trips between Aruba and Guantanamo Bay. Ultimately reaching New York on 19 DecemberEnoree remained there into the second week of March On 5 Mayhowever, she received word that, effective 11 Mayher home yard was to be changed from Norfolk to Long Beach.
Departing Kerama Retto three days later, Enoree returned to Ulithi on 20 Aprilwhere she remained until 24 May ing Task Unit Arriving at Okinawa on 1 Juneshe got underway the following day for the fueling rendezvous off Hagushi beach, fueled a convoy underway, and then returned whence she had come. In addition, she made one deployment to the Mediterraneandeparting Aruba on 5 April and reaching the Bay of Pozzuoliwest of NaplesItaly, on 21 April Port visits to AmuayVenezuelafrom 11 to 12 June and New York City from 19 to 21 June and 14 August to 2 September punctuated those routine voyages in the summer of Her final visit to New York City occurred between 25 September and 16 Octoberafter which she departed on her final voyage, proceeding via Sabine Pass and Port Arthur, and arriving at OrangeTexas, on 22 Octoberwhere she was decommissioned and placed in reserve the same day.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Her loading delayed, however, she returned to New York Cityarriving on 17 March Brownultimately arriving back in Hampton Ro on 11 August Subsequently, she made her third voyage to Casablanca, that time with Task Force 61 as it escorted UGS, arriving at its destination on 13 Septemberand returning home with GUS Three days later, during the passage, Enoree topped off the escort force's destroyers.
Views Read Edit View history. She was detached from Operation Crossro on 29 August Departing San Francisco on 22 Decemberthe oiler reached San Diego the following day, where she remained into Pushing on the same day for Norfolk, the ship paused briefly at that port on January before departing for her ultimate destination, the Philadelphia Naval ShipyardPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniawhich she reached on 30 January to begin preparations to the inactive reserve fleet.
Departing Norfolk for the last time on 12 MayEnoree transited the Panama Canal between 17 and 19 May and reached San Francisco on 29 Maywhere she remained until 5 August Underway for Long Beach on that date, she reached her destination the next day, and remained there for four months, her inactivity reflecting decreased military shipping requirements.
Underway for San Diego on 7 Decembershe arrived at that port the next day. Shifting thence to the waters off Ambrose LightEnoreeescorted by the destroyer Niblack departed on 8 March for Hampton RoVirginia, arriving the following day.
She was also authorized:. She remained there until 30 Marchwhen she got underway to return to Ulithi, arriving on 1 April as operations began against Okinawa in the Ryukyu Islands.
Underway late in the afternoon watch on 24 JulyEnoree was underway the following morning 25 July in company with the destroyer tender USS Dixie ADand observed Test Baker, the shallow underwater detonation, from a distance in excess of 17 nautical miles Enoree ultimately returned to Bikini lagoon during the morning watch on 29 Julyand d dispensing fuel oil, a vital logistical task that occupied her throughout much of the month of August She left Bikini for the last time on 24 Augustwhen she sailed for Kwajalein, arriving the next day.
Enoree remained at Norfolk into late Apriland received an overhaul during that time, the work being completed on 15 April Plans for her conversion to a crane vessel having been contemplated since at least early Decembershe was the recipient of a ton capacity crane during that period of yard work. Wikimedia Commons. Departing Okinawa on 5 Juneshe returned to Ulithi to load a cargo of oil, arriving on 11 June She shuttled to Kerama Retto and back into mid-July Cleveland In addition to her regular fueling duties, the large cruiser USS Guam being one of her customers, Enoreewith her heavy-lift capacity, easily unloaded five ton Enoree thus shuttled back and forth between Okinawa and Ulithi into the autumn ofdeparting Buckner Bay on 5 October for Japanese waters to escort the occupation.
The Enoree River in South Carolina. She remained there until sailing for Guamin the Marianas, on 18 March Proceeding thence via ManilaPhilippine Islands, and a brief six-hour liberty call at SingaporeStraits SettlementsEnoree ultimately reached Bahrainin the Persian Gulfto load a cargo of fuel, on 15 May Sailing for Manila on 17 May, she called at Ceylon from 24 to 26 May en route, and arrived in Philippine waters on 3 June She provided fuel for the other units ased to the work there for the next two weeks before shifting to Kwajalein on 29 June During Test Able, on 1 Julyshe lay at Kwajalein, about nautical miles km; mi southeast of Bikini, and because of the favorable weather conditions and the relatively small size of the bomb, received no contamination from the atomic blast.
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Download as PDF Printable version. Type T3-S-A1 tankers. Reaching her destination the following afternoon, she replenished her fuel supplies there and then set course for Bikini on the 16th, arriving the following morning.