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USS Wrangell (AE-12)


Ammunition Ship


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 | Edited: 7/19/2017
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Specifications


Year: 1944
Ships-in-Class: 8
Named Ships: 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)
Complement: 267
Length: 459.1 ft (139.93 m)
Width: 63 ft (19.20 m)
Height: 28.2 ft (8.60 m)
Propulsion: 1 x Geared steam turbine developing 6,000 horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Speed (Surface): 16 kts (18 mph)
Operators: United States




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