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USS Wrangell (AE-12)


Ammunition Ship


United States | 1944



"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 | Last Edited: 07/19/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS Wrangell (AE-12).
1 x Geared steam turbine developing 6,000 horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Propulsion
16.0 kts
18.4 mph
Surface Speed
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS Wrangell (AE-12).
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Personnel
Complement
459.1 ft
139.93 meters
O/A Length
63.0 ft
19.20 meters
Beam
28.2 ft
8.60 meters
Draught
Ships-in-Class (8)
Notable series variants as part of the USS Wrangell (AE-12) family line as relating to the Mount Hood-class group.
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
Global operator(s) of the USS Wrangell (AE-12). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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Image of the USS Wrangell (AE-12)
Image courtesy of the Untied States Navy image archives.

Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to seaborne requirements.
BROWN WATER SERVICE
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
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