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USS Peconic was a Klickitat-class gasoline tanker laid down on January 31, 1945 and launched on May 14, the same year. It was commissioned on September 29, 1945 with the hull number AOG-68 and it served in the US Navy for 8 years until it was decommissioned for the last time on November 12, 1957. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 80 people onboard. After the first decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on January 21, 1947 and transferred to Maritime Commission where it was renamed Voshell. Eventually, it was sold for scrapping to Andy Exports Incorporated in 1982.