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|Tonnage||9951 gross register tons
16,600 deadweight tons
|Dimensions||516'6"by 66'11" by 29'6"
157.43m by 20.40m by 8.99m
|Maximum speed||15 knots|
|Range||8000 nautical miles (12,900 km) at 13 knots
The 2TLs were standardized tankers.
Essentially a continuation of the 1TL class, they had a design
lineage going back to the 1930s. Two were taken in hand for conversion
to escort carriers, but
neither conversion was ever completed.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
ONI-208J-S3 (1945-1; accessed 2012-11-30)
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