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USS Nanticoke was a Klickitat-class gasoline tanker laid down on January 16, 1945 and launched on April 7, the same year. It was commissioned on September 1, 1945 with the hull number AOG-66 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on January 4, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 80 people onboard. After the first decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold to Argentina where it was renamed ARA Punta Delgada.