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USS Narraguagas was a Mettawee-class gasoline tanker laid down on August 30, 1944 and launched on October 15, the same year. It was commissioned on December 2, 1944 under Lt. Randall F. Elder’s command with the hull number AOG-32 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 5, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 62 people onboard and had the main missions in Eniwetok, San Pedro, Johnston Island, Panama, Ryukyus, Leyte, Kerama Retto, Buckner Bay or Ulithi. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 16, 1947 and scrapped in June 1985.