Elizabeth C. Stanton-class transport

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Elizabeth C. Stanton
USS Elizabeth C. Stanton, lead ship of the class
Class overview
Operators:  United States Navy
General characteristics
Type: Transport ship
  • 7,980 long tons (8,108 t) light
  • 14,909 long tons (15,148 t) full
Length: 492 ft (150 m)
Beam: 69 ft 6 in (21.18 m)
Draft: 24 ft (7.3 m)
Propulsion: Steam turbine, single shaft, 8,500 hp (6,338 kW)
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement: 396

The Elizabeth C. Stanton class transport ship was a transport class of the United States Navy that originated just prior to the second World War. The class, which contained only four ships, is named for Elizabeth Cady Stanton. All of the vessels were named for important women in history.