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USS Wrangell (AE-12)


Ammunition Ship


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Image courtesy of the Untied States Navy image archives.

USS Wrangell AR-12 served as a dedicated ammunition ship across World War 2, the Korean War, and into the Vietnam War.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/19/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1944
Ship Class [ Mount Hood-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 8 ] Ship Names: USS Mount Hood (AE-11); USS Wrangell (AE-12); USS Firedrake (AE-14); USS Vesuvius (AE-15); USS Mount Katmai (AE-16); USS Great Sitkin (AE-17); USS Paricutin (AE-18); USS Diamond Head (AE-19)
National flag of United States United States
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
459.1 ft (139.93 m)
Width / Beam:
63 ft (19.20 m)
Height / Draught:
28.2 ft (8.60 m)
1 x Geared steam turbine developing 6,000 horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Speed (Surface):
16 kts (18 mph)
None.
None.

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