1941(Saratoga Model Shipyard SMY-18)
- 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: 2-5"/51, 2-3"/50 A.A. guns
- Complement: 107
- Builder: Newport News
- Launched: 5 May 1920
- Commissioned: Oct 1921
- Notes: Built as Hudsonian for the US Shipping Board.
Transferred to USN, commissioned and renamed USS Salinas. Assigned armament not mounted until 1941. In reserve Jun 1922 - Jun 1926. Fuel transport on US coasts and Caribbean until 1941. Assigned Argentia, Newfoundland for convoy support operations. Torpedoed 31 Oct 1941 by U106 while with convoy ON 28. Made Argentia under own power. Repaired and continued with Atlantic convoy support and fuel transport until assigned to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Mar 1944. Operated between Seattle and Alaska to end of WWII. Decommissioned 1946 and returned to mercantile service. Scrapped 1960.