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USS Taconic (AGC-17) Amphibious Force Command Ship (United States)


USS Taconic was born in the last year of World War 2 and saw a bulk of her service in the Cold War period.

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USS Taconic (AGC-17)



Service Year: 1945
Type: Amphibious Force Command Ship
National Origin: United States
Ship Class: Adirondack-class
Number-in-Class: 3


Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)



Complement (Crew): 633
Length: 459.1 feet (139.93 meters)
Beam (Width): 63 feet (19.20 meters)
Draught (Height): 24 feet (7.32 meters)

Surface Displacement: 7,355 tons

Installed Power and Base Performance



Engine(s): 1 x Geared turbine driving 6,000 shaft horsepower to 1 x shaft.

Surface Speed: 16.5 knots (19 mph)

Armament / Air Wing



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

Aircraft: None.

Global Operators



United States

Ships-in-Class / Group (3)



USS Adirondack (AGC-15); USS Pocono (AGC-16); USS Taconic (AGC-17)


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