1924(Saratoga Model Shipyard SMY-30)
- Class: Patoka - 9 oilers of 1919-20
- Displacement: 5,375 tons light; 16,800 tons full load
- Dimensions: 463(wl) 478(oa) x 60 x 26 ft.
- Machinery: 1-shaft reciprocating V.T.E., S.H.P. 2,900 = 10.5 knots
- Armament: 1-5"/51
- Complement: 107
- Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry dock Co., Newport News, VA
- Laid down: 17 Dec 1918
- Launched: 26 Jul 1919
- Commissioned: 13 Oct 1919
- Decommissioned: 1 Jul 1946
- Notes: Built for U.S. Shipping Board; acquired by Navy 3 Sep 1919. Selected as tender for the airship Shenandoah, with mooring mast added during refit in Jul 1924. Also operated with airships Los Angeles and Akron up to 1933, when the failure of the rigid airship program led to Patoka being decommissioned. Recommissioned and designation changed to Seaplane Tender AV-6 on 11 Oct 1939, then back to AO-9 on 19 Jun 1940. During early part of WW2 she served in the Caribbean and along the east coast of South America. Sent to the Pacific in 1944, she was converted for use as mine craft tender and reclassified as Miscellaneous Auxiliary AG-125 on 15 Aug. Stationed at Guam, and later at Okinawa. Scrapped 1949.