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USS Taconic (AGC-17)


Amphibious Force Command Ship (1945)


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Jump-to: Specifications

USS Taconic was born in the last year of World War 2 and saw a bulk of her service in the Cold War period.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 05/02/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1945

Origin
United States national flag graphic
United States

Complement
633
PERSONNEL


Class
Adirondack-class
Number-in-Class
3
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


USS Adirondack (AGC-15); USS Pocono (AGC-16); USS Taconic (AGC-17)


National flag of the United States United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Amphibious Assault
A shallow draught, and other qualities, give this vessel the ability to support amphibious assault operations close-to-shore.


Length
459.1 ft
139.93 m
Beam
63.0 ft
19.20 m
Draught
24.0 ft
7.32 m
Displacement
7,355
tons


Installed Power: 1 x Geared turbine driving 6,000 shaft horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Surface Speed
16.5 kts
(19.0 mph)


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
2 x 5" /38 caliber guns
3 x 40mm twin-barreled Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns
6 x 20mm single-barreled Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns


Supported Types


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