THIS LISTING; US NAVY PHOTO ALBUM. ALBUM IS 8" X 11-1/2" W/. 250+ B&W PHOTOS, SOME RPPCS AND PHOTO BOOTHS.
(SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE SCANS). USS (AO-3)Cuyama was a tanker of the United States Navy launched 17 June 1916 by Mare Island Navy Yard; sponsored by Miss M. Offley; and commissioned 2 April 1917, Lieutenant I. Cuyama cleared Seattle 17 February 1945, delivered cargo to Eniwetok, Saipan, and Guam, and arrived at Kerama Retto, Okinawa, 21 April to fuel the ships engaged in the occupation of Okinawa.
She splashed a suicide plane 13 May, and bombarded a Japanese-occupied cave on Tokashiki Shima 7 July. Returning to Ulithi 31 July, she sailed on to Leyte where between 5 and 30 August she fueled ships preparing for the occupation of Japan. Between 12 September to 6 November, Cuyama fueled ships at Jinsen, Korea, then cleared for San Francisco, arriving 27 November.
Cuyama was decommissioned 12 April 1946 and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 1 July 1946. Thank you for shopping with me. 250+ PHOTOS" is in sale since Sunday, March 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Other WWII Original Items".The seller is "vintagephotograph" and is located in Burbank, California. This item can be shipped to United States.