Allied Warships


Kanawha class

6 ships

Technical information

Displacement5723 BRT 
Length475 feet 
Complement317 men 
Armament4 5" guns (4x1)
2 3" AA guns (2x1)
4 .5" MG AA 
Max speed14 knots
EnginesReciprocating engines, 2 shafts 
Power10400 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Kanawha class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Brazos (AO 4)
USS Cuyama (AO 3)
USS Maumee (AO 2)
USS Kanawha (AO 1) Lost on 8 Apr 1943
USS Neches (i) (AO 5) Lost on 23 Jan 1942
USS Pecos (i) (AO 6) Lost on 1 Mar 1942

6 Oilers of the Kanawha class. 3 of them were lost.

See all Oiler classes.

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