Abnaki-class tug

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USS Abnaki
USS Abnaki (right), alongside a Soviet trawler
Class overview
Built: 1942–1945
In commission: 1943–1985
Completed: 22
Lost: 2
General characteristics
Displacement: 1,589 tons
Length: 205 ft 0 in (62.48 m)
Beam: 38 ft 6 in (11.73 m)
Draft: 15 ft 4 in (4.67 m)
Propulsion: 4 × General Motors 12-278A diesel main engines
4 × General Electric generators
3 × General Motors 3-268A auxiliary services engines
Single screw
3,600 shp (2,700 kW)
Speed: 16.5 knots (30.6 km/h)
Complement: 85
Armament: 1 × 3 in (76 mm) gun
2 × 40 mm (1.6 in) guns
4 × 20 mm (0.79 in) guns
USS Moctobi (Lion) and USS Quapaw (Tiger) in 2011

The Abnaki-class is a class of United States Navy fleet ocean tugs which began construction in November 1942. The class comprises 22 oceangoing tugboats. The ships were constructed in response to the needs of World War II, but members of the class served in the Korean War and Vietnam War as well. The Navy no longer has any ships of this class in active duty.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "April Fooled". Pawn Stars. Season 8. Episode 49. April 3, 2014. History. 
  2. ^ "Avisos Clase "Irigoyen" ["Irigoyen" class notices]". Armada Argentina [Argentine Armed Forces official website] - (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2009-04-14. Retrieved 25 November 2014.