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USS Taconic (AGC-17)

Amphibious Force Command Ship

USS Taconic was born in the last year of World War 2 and saw a bulk of her service in the Cold War period.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/2/2019
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Year: 1945
Ships-in-Class: 3
Named Ships: USS Adirondack (AGC-15); USS Pocono (AGC-16); USS Taconic (AGC-17)
Complement: 633
Length: 459.1 ft (139.93 m)
Width: 63 ft (19.20 m)
Height: 24 ft (7.32 m)
Displacement (Surface): 7,355 tons
Propulsion: 1 x Geared turbine driving 6,000 shaft horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Speed (Surface): 16.5 kts (19 mph)
Operators: United States


2 x 5" /38 caliber guns
3 x 40mm twin-barreled Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns
6 x 20mm single-barreled Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns

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