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SS Samoset may refer to one of two Type T3-S-A1 tankers built for the United States Maritime Commission by Bethlehem Sparrows Point Shipyard:

  • SS Samoset (1942) (MC hull number 516), became USS Chiwawa (AO-68); sold for commercial use in 1946; converted to bulk carrier in 1961; as of December 2015, still in operation as laker Lee A. Tregurtha
  • SS Samoset (1943) (MC hull number 522), scrapped in 1966

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