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USS Wrangell (AE-12)

Ammunition Ship

USS Wrangell (AE-12)

Ammunition Ship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



USS Wrangell AR-12 served as a dedicated ammunition ship across World War 2, the Korean War, and into the Vietnam War.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1944
SHIP CLASS: Mount Hood-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (8): 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)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Wrangell (AE-12) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 267
LENGTH: 459.1 feet (139.93 meters)
BEAM: 63 feet (19.20 meters)
DRAUGHT: 28.2 feet (8.60 meters)
PROPULSION: 1 x Geared steam turbine developing 6,000 horsepower to 1 x shaft.
SPEED (SURFACE): 16 knots (18 miles-per-hour)
ARMAMENT



None.
AIR WING



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MEDIA