Allied Warships


Patoka class

8 ships

The oiler USS Rapidan (AO 18) of the US Navy.

Technical information

Displacement5400 BRT 
Length448 feet 
Complement168 men 
Armament2 5" guns (2x1)
2 3" AA guns (2x1) 
Max speed11 knots
EnginesReciprocating engine, 1 shaft (AO 13 geared turbine) 
Power2800 HP 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Patoka class

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USS Patoka (AO 9)
USS Rapidan (AO 18)
USS Salinas (AO 19)
USS Sapelo (AO 11)
USS Sepulga (AO 20)
USS Trinity (AO 13)
USS Ramapo (AO 12)
USS Tippecanoe (AO 21)

8 Oilers of the Patoka class.

See all US Navy Oiler classes.

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