Allied Warships

Seaplane tenders

Currituck class

4 ships

Technical information

TypeSeaplane tender
Displacement14000 BRT 
Length540 feet 
Complement1247 men 
Armament4 5" DP guns (4x1)
8 40mm AA (4x2)
23 20mm AA (23x1) 
Max speed18 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power12000 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Currituck class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Currituck (AV 7)
USS Norton Sound (AV 11)
USS Pine Island (AV 12)
USS Salesbury Sound (AV 13)

4 Seaplane tenders of the Currituck class.

See all Seaplane tender classes.

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