U.S.S. Sara Thompson (1918)
|U.S.S. Sara Thompson (1888)|
|Purchased:||7 Sep, 1918|
|Commissioned:||17 Sep, 1918|
|Decommissioned:||21 Jul, 1933|
|Stricken:||12 Dec, 1933|
|Sold:||9 Aug, 1934|
|Fate:||Captured by IJN, 1942|
Built by William Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. as the Gut Heil for a German shipping company. Purchased 8 August, 1918 from J. W. Thompson of New York by the U.S. Navy for conversion to an oiler. Renamed Sara Thompson on 7 September, 1918.
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
- Silverstone, Paul H. (2006). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The New Navy 1883-1922. New York: Routledge.