All Seaplane tender classes
The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).
|no class name (2)||1913 - 1921|
|Curtiss (2)||1940 - 1940|
|Barnegat (31)||1941 - 1946|
|Tangier (3)||1941 - 1942|
|Kenneth Whiting (4)||1944 - 1944|
|Currituck (4)||1944 - 1945|
Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.
War losses: Seaplane tenders
|27 Feb 1942||USS Langley (AV 3)|
1 Seaplane tenders lost. See all Allied Warship losses.
Books dealing with this subject include:
World War II American Destroyer Seaplane Tenders, Clemson Hull Conversions AVD-1 through AVD-14, Borchers, Duane D., Sr.,