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USS Conemaugh was a Mettawee-class gasoline tanker launched on February 17, 1945. It was commissioned on March 21, the same year under Lt. Richard A. Uruquart’s command with the hull number AOG-62 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on December 20, 1945. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 58 people onboard. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 17, 1946 and sold for scrapping to National Metal & Steel Corporation in 1951.