USS Neches


USS Neches

USS "Neches" may refer to:

*, a U.S. Navy fleet replenishment oiler; launched in 1920 and sunk by the Japanese, 23 January 1942
*, a U.S. Navy fleet replenishment oiler; launched in 1942 and scrapped in 1973
*, a tanker leased by the U.S. Navy; launched in 1971 and scrapped in 1983


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