Allied Warships

Oilers

Suamico class

11 ships


The oiler USS Chepachet (AO 78) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeOiler
Displacement5782 BRT 
Length523 feet 
Complement251 men 
Armament1 5" gun
4 3" AA guns (4x1)
8 40mm AA (4x2)
8 20mm AA (4x2) 
Max speed15.5 knots
Enginesturbo-electric, 1 shaft 
Power8000 HP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Suamico class


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USS Cache (OA 67)
USS Cossatot (AO 77)
USS Millicoma (AO 73)
USS Pecos (OA 65)
USS Saranac (AO 74)
USS Saugatuck (OA 75)
USS Schuylkill (AO 76)
USS Suamico (AO 49)
USS Talullah (AO 50)
USS Chepachet (AO 78)
USS Cowanesque (AO 79) Lost on 23 Apr 1972


11 Oilers of the Suamico class. 1 of them was lost.

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