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USS Pinnebog was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker laid down on December 9, 1944 and launched on May 12, the following year. It was commissioned for the first time on October 20, 1945 with the hull number AOG-58 and it served in the US Navy for 7 years until it was decommissioned for the last time in September 1957. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 131 people onboard. After the decommissioning, the ship was loaned to the US Air Force and transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1987.