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Cohocton
T2-SE-A2
Escambia Class Fleet Oiler:
Laid down, (date unknown), as a Maritime Commission type (T2-SE-A3) tanker hull under a Maritime Commission
contract at Marinship, Sausalito, CA;
Launched, 28 July 1945;
Acquired by the Navy and Commissioned USS Cohocton (AO-101), 25 August 1945;
Decommissioned, 14 June 1946;
Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown);
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, (date unknown), for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet;
Reacquired by the Navy and operated by a civilian company under contract to the Navy Transportation Service;
Reassigned to MSTS, 1 October 1949;
Reinstated in the Naval Register and placed In-service as USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101);
Placed Out-of-service, (date unknown);
Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown);
Transferred to MARAD for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, (date unknown);
Final Disposition, fate unknown.
"Transoneida", ex- U.S.S. Cohocton (AO-101), Matson Line.
1974 chartered to Matson as Transoneida,
1979 returned to CIT Corporation.
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 07.11.1980.
( See photo below )
Specifications:
Displacement 5,782 t.(lt) 21,880 t.(fl);
Length 523' 6";
Beam 68';
Draft 30' 10";
Speed 15kts;
Complement 267;
Armament one 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount, four 3"/50 guns, four twin 40mm gun mounts,
four twin 20mm gun mounts;
Capacity 140,000 barrels;
Propulsion, turbo-electric, single screw, 8,000shp.

View the Cohocton (AO-101)
DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site.

The Miramar Ship Index for "COHOCTON"
IDNo:
6807034
Year:
1945
Name:
COHOCTON
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
28.06.1945
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
25.08.1945

Tons:
10448
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
88
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A3
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Marinship Corp.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sausalito
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-16

Subsequent History:
1967 TRANSONEIDA -
[ 1969 converted to container ship, 7666 grt / 9692 dwt ] -
1980 PACIFIC ECONOMY

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 07.11.1980. [ By Keun Hwa Iron & Steel Works ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
AO-101
6807034
1945
COHOCTON
10448
U.S. Navy
510399
6807034
6807034
1945
TRANSONEIDA
10448
1967
Hudson Waterways Corp.
510399
6807034
6807034
1945
TRANSONEIDA
7666
1971
C.I.T. Leasing Corp .
510399
6807034
6807034
1945
PACIFIC ECONOMY
7666
1980
American Pacific Container Line Inc.

 
USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101) launching, 28 June 1945, at Marinship, Sausalito, CA.
( Photo thanks to Mike Green )
 
"USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101)".
 
USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101) underway, date and location unknown.
( US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial. )
 
"Transoneida", ex. "USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101)".
( Photo Copyright Marc Piche )
 
"Transoneida", ex. "USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101)".