Samuel Gompers-class destroyer tender

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USS Samuel Gompers
USS Samuel Gompers
Class overview
Operators:  United States Navy
Preceded by: Shenandoah class
Succeeded by: Yellowstone class
Planned: 2
Completed: 2
Retired: 2
General characteristics
Type: Destroyer tender
Displacement: 13,458 long tons (13,674 t)
Length: 645 ft (197 m)
Beam: 85 ft (26 m)
Draft: 22 ft 6 in (6.86 m)
Propulsion: Steam turbines, 1 shaft
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Complement: 1056 officers and enlisted

The Samuel Gompers-class destroyer tenders were a class of ships that served the United States Navy from 1967 to 1996.

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