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USS Sable (IX-81)


Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier


Born from the sidewheel steamer, USS Sable IX-81 served the USN as an aviator training platform for her part in American naval history.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 9/26/2016






Specifications



Year:
1924
Ship Class [ USS Sable ]
Ships-in-Class [ 1 ] :
USS Sable (IX-81)
National flag of United States United States
- Aircraft / Offshore Support
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
- Specialized / Utility
Length:
518.6 ft (158.07 m)
Width / Beam:
58 ft (17.68 m)
Height / Draught:
21.2 ft (6.46 m)
Displacement (Surface):
7,000 tons
Inclined compound steam engine with 9 x boilers and side paddle-wheel.
Speed (Surface):
18 kts (21 mph)
None installed.
Limited number of aircraft for training purposes.

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