Allied Warships

Seaplane tenders

Curtiss class

2 ships

Technical information

TypeSeaplane tender
Displacement8671 BRT 
Length527 feet 
Complement1195 men 
Armament4 5" DP guns (4×1)
16 40mm AA (4×4) 
Max speed20 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power12000 HP 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Curtiss class

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USS Curtiss (AV 4)
USS Albemarle (AV 5)

2 Seaplane tenders of the Curtiss class.

See all US Navy Seaplane tender classes.

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