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USS Alamance (AKA-75)


Attack Cargo Ship (1944)


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USS Alamance served as an attack cargo ship during World War 2 - decommissioned in 1946 and serving in merchant life until 1971.



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Specifications



Service Year
1944

Origin
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United States

Complement
395
PERSONNEL


Class
Tolland-class
Number-in-Class
33
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


Tolland (AKA-64); Shoshone (AKA-65); Southampton (AKA-66); Starr (AKA-67); Stokes (AKA-68); Suffolk (AKA-69); Tate (AKA-70); Todd (AKA-71); Caswell (AKA-72); New Hanover (AKA-73); Lenoir (AKA-74); Alamance(AKA-75); Torrance (AKA-76); Towner (AKA-77); Trego (AKA-78); Trousdale (AKA-79); Tyrrell (AKA-80); Valencia (AKA-81); Venango (AKA-82); Vinton (AKA-83); Waukesha (AKA-84); Wheatland (AKA-85); Woodford (AKA-86); Duplin (AKA-87); Ottawa (AKA-101); Prentiss (AKA-102); Rankin (AKA-103); Seminole (AKA-104); Skagit (AKA-105); Union (AKA-106); Vermilion (AKA-107); Washburn (AKA-108); San Joaquin (AKA-109)


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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)


Length
459.0 ft
139.90 m
Beam
63.0 ft
19.20 m
Draught
26.3 ft
8.02 m
Displacement
15,900
tons


Installed Power: General Electric geared turbines developing 6,000 horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Surface Speed
16.5 kts
(19.0 mph)


1 x 5" /38 caliber deck gun
4 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannons (twin-gunned turrets).
16 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft cannons


Supported Types


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None.


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