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Service Forces, United States Pacific Fleet, usually known as COMSERVPAC, was a service support command of the Pacific Fleet from 1942 until the later part of the twentieth century. It was the reincarnation of the former Base Force. The Service Force comprised the supply train of the fleet which includes Oilers (AO), Gasoline Tanker (AOG), Repair Ships (AR), Ammunition Ships (AE), Destroyer Tenders (AD) and Submarine tenders (AS).

Service forces were under the ComServPac were known as ServPac or SERVPAC.

The ships of the modern day equivalent of the service force has recently transferred from the active surface force component to the Military Sealift Command's Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force.

Former Commanders, Base Force, Pacific Fleet

Former Commanders, Service Force, Pacific Fleet

  • Vice Admiral William W. Smith U.S.N. (6 March 1945 - 2 September 1945)
  • Rear Admiral Francis C. Denebrink U.S.N. (1949 - 1953)
  • Rear Admiral W.D. Irvin U.S.N. (1963)
  • Rear Admiral Walter V. Combs U.S.N. (1968)
  • Vice Admiral Edwin B. Hooper U.S.N. (1968)
  • Vice Admiral John M. Barrett U.S.N. (1969 - 1971)

References

This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.
  • ServPac
  • Hyperwar Naval Chronology [1]
  • History of United States Naval Operations in World War II

External links

  • Military Sealift Command [2]
  • Ships of the Military Sealift Command [3]

Service Forces, United States Pacific Fleet, usually known as COMSERVPAC, was a service support command of the Pacific Fleet from 1942 until the later part of the twentieth century. It was the reincarnation of the former Base Force. The Service Force comprised the supply train of the fleet which includes Oilers (AO), Gasoline Tanker (AOG), Repair Ships (AR), Ammunition Ships (AE), Destroyer Tenders (AD) and Submarine tenders (AS).

Service forces were under the ComServPac were known as ServPac or SERVPAC.

The ships of the modern day equivalent of the service force has recently transferred from the active surface force component to the Military Sealift Command's Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force.

Former Commanders, Base Force, Pacific Fleet

Former Commanders, Service Force, Pacific Fleet

  • Rear Admiral Francis C. Denebrink U.S.N. (1949 - 1953)
  • Rear Admiral W.D. Irvin U.S.N. (1963)
  • Rear Admiral Walter V. Combs U.S.N. (1968)
  • Vice Admiral Edwin B. Hooper U.S.N. (1968)
  • Vice Admiral John M. Barrett U.S.N. (1969 - 1971)

References

This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.
  • ServPac
  • Hyperwar Naval Chronology [1]
  • History of United States Naval Operations in World War II

External links

  • Military Sealift Command [2]
  • Ships of the Military Sealift Command [3]
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