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USS Sable (IX-81)


Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier (1924)


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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: 09/26/2016 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1924

Origin
United States national flag graphic
United States

Complement
300
PERSONNEL


Class
USS Sable
Number-in-Class
1
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


USS Sable (IX-81)


National flag of the United States United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Flag Ship / Capital Ship
Serving in the fleet Flag Ship role or Capital Ship in older warship designs / terminology.


Length
518.6 ft
158.07 m
Beam
58.0 ft
17.68 m
Draught
21.2 ft
6.46 m
Displacement
7,000
tons


Installed Power: Inclined compound steam engine with 9 x boilers and side paddle-wheel.
Surface Speed
18.0 kts
(20.7 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
None installed.


Supported Types




(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
Limited number of aircraft for training purposes.


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