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Valley Forge / Tallulah
Suamico/Pecos Class Fleet Oiler:
 USS "Tallulah"  (AO-50) ex. "Valley Forge", September 17th 1942.
( Photo US Navy Yard)
 USS "Tallulah"  (AO-50) ex. "Valley Forge", at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA., October 13th 1942.
( Photo US Navy Yard)
USS "Tallulah" (AO-50) ex. "Valley Forge", refueling a carrier during either the Marshalls or Gilberts campaign.
( Photo thanks to Bob Pettit )
USNS Tallulah (T-AOT-50) ex. "Valley Forge", shuttling water between Florida and Guantanemo Bay Cuba,
date unknown.
( Photo thanks to Joe Radigan )
USNS "Tallulah" (T-AOT-50) ex. "Valley Forge", laid up in the US, exact location not confirmed, 1975.
( Photo copyright L. van Ginderen ) 
USNS "Tallulah" (T-AOT-50) ex. "Valley Forge".
USNS "Tallulah" (T-AOT-50) ex. "Valley Forge".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 266. UMSC No. 321. Official nr. AO-50.
Keel laid 01-12-1941. Launched 25-06-1942. Completed 05-09-1942. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6209 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,23 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p.,5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
Launched as VALLEY FORGE-1942
AO-50 TALLULAH-1942 Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 30 July 1942/
AO-50 TALLULAH-1942 Commissioned 5 September, United States Navy, Philadelphia, USA.
AO-50 TALLULAH-1946 Decommissioned 2 April.
AO-50 TALLULAH-1946 Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June.
AO-50 TALLULAH-1946 Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 3 October 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet.
T-AO-50 TALLULAH-1949 Reacquired, and placed in service with the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 01 October, as USNS Tallulah (T-AO-50).
T-AOT-50 TALLULAH-1949 Reclassified Oil Transporter date unknown.T-AOT-50 TALLULAH-1950 Placed out of service in May 1975.
T-AOT-50 TALLULAH-1975 Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Fort Eustis, VA.
T-AOT-50 TALLULAH-1986 Struck from the Naval Register, 31 March.
Additional Reports:
Reported Tallulah, sold for scrapping, 18 November 1986, to C. J. W. Shipping and Trading Inc. of San Francisco, CA., scrapped in Taiwan. [ By Chi Shun Hua Steel Co., Ltd. ]