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USS Taconic (AGC-17)

Amphibious Force Command Ship

USS Taconic (AGC-17)

Amphibious Force Command Ship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



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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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1945
SHIP CLASS: Adirondack-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (3): USS Adirondack (AGC-15); USS Pocono (AGC-16); USS Taconic (AGC-17)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Taconic (AGC-17) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 633
LENGTH: 459.1 feet (139.93 meters)
BEAM: 63 feet (19.20 meters)
DRAUGHT: 24 feet (7.32 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 7,355 tons
PROPULSION: 1 x Geared turbine driving 6,000 shaft horsepower to 1 x shaft.
SPEED (SURFACE): 16.5 knots (19 miles-per-hour)
ARMAMENT



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



None.




MEDIA