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USS Quastinet was a Mettawee-class gasoline tanker laid down on August 2, 1944 and launched on September 24, the same year. It was commissioned on November 6, 1944 under Lt. Lawrence A. Snider’s command with the hull number AOG-39 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 16, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 62 people onboard and had the main missions in the East Coast. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on May 21, 1946.