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U.S. Service Force

The Service Force, Pacific Fleet, consisted of the fleet train of the Pacific Fleet. Prior to March 1942 it was known as the Base Force.

Administrative structure, 7 December 1941:

Service Force (Calhoun)
   AP Henry T. Allen (at Mare Island)


AK Mercury

AK Aroostook

AG Argonne

AG Sumner (3142 tons)

Service Squadron 2 (Calhoun) Harbor services

   ATO Sonoma (en route Wake with barges)


ATO Pinola (at San Pedro)


ATO Keosanqua


ATF Navajo
 
ATO Seminole (between Pearl Harbor and San Diego)


AR Medusa


AR Vestal


AR Rigel


AH Solace

Service Squadron 4 Transport and landing


AP Chaumont (with Pensacola Convoy)


AP Republic (20,110 tons; with Pensacola Convoy)


AP Henderson


AP William Ward Burrows (two days west of International Date Line)     Carrying 33 marines, 60 sailors,
55 civilians, and 1819 tons cargo.
Towing PAB-7


APA Harris (at North Island)


AP St. Mihiel


AP U.S. Grant


AK Alchiba

Service Squadron 6 Mine warfare


AM Robin (southeast of Oahu)


AM Turkey


AM Bobolink


AM Rail


AM Tern


AM Grebe


AM Vireo

Service Squadron 8 Transport of bulk fuel


AKS Castor


AKS Antares


AF Bridge (at Mare Island)


AF Arctic (at Lahaina)


AF Boreas (at San Francisco)


AF Aldebaran (at San Francisco)


AO Kanawha (at Mare Island)


AO Brazos (off Kodiak Island)


AO Cuyama (at San Diego)
Being overhauled


AO Neches (between San Francisco and Hawaii)


AO Tippecanoe (at San Pedro)


AO Neosho


AO Platte (at San Pedro)


AO Ramapo


AO Sabine (at Mare Island)


AO Sepulga (between San Diego and Hawaii)


AO Kaskaskia (at Mare Island) Being overhauled


AE Pyro


AE Lassen

AKS Procyon (at Mare Island)

AO Cuyama (at North Island)


References

Morison (1948)

http://www.freeport-tech.com/WWII (accessed 2002; now defunct)

Wildenberg (1996)


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