Allied Warships

Repair ships

Laertes class

3 ships

The repair ship USS Laertes (AR 20) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeRepair ship
Displacement5801 BRT 
Length441 feet 
Complement525 men 
Armament1 5" DP gun
3 3" AA guns (3x1)
4 40mm AA (2x2)
12 20mm AA 
Max speed12.5 knots
EnginesReciprocating engine, 1 shaft 
Power2500 HP 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Laertes class

To see all Laertes class ships click here.

USS Dionysus (AR 21)
USS Laertes (AR 20)
USS Xanthus (AR 19)

3 Repair ships of the Laertes class.

See all US Navy Repair ship classes.

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