Allied Warships


Chiwawa class

5 ships

The oiler USS Neshanic (AO 71) of the US Navy.

Technical information

Displacement5650 BRT 
Length502 feet 
Complement247 men 
Armament1 5" DP gun
4 3" AA guns (4x1)
8 40mm AA (4×2)
8 20mm AA (4×2) 
Max speed17 knots
EnginesGeared turbine, 1 shaft 
Power12000 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Chiwawa class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Enoree (AO 69)
USS Escalante (AO 70)
USS Niobrara (AO 72)
USS Chiwawa (AO 68)
USS Neshanic (AO 71)

5 Oilers of the Chiwawa class.

See all Oiler classes.

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