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Abnaki Class, U.S. Fleet Tugboats


Photograph of Abnaki-class fleet tugboat

U.S. Navy. Via NavSource.org


Specifications:


Tonnage 1205 tons light
1646 tons fully loaded
Dimensions 205' by 39' by 17'
62.5m by 11.9m by 5.2m
Maximum speed       16 knots
Complement 76
Armament 1 3"/50 AA gun
2x2 40mm Bofors AA guns
2 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
Machinery 1-shaft General Electric 12-278 diesel-electric (3600 shp)
Range
6000 nautical miles (11,000 km) at 16 knots
15,000 nautical miles (28,000 km) at 8 knots


The Abnakis were built for the U.S. Navy from 1942 to the end of the war. They closely resembled the previous Navajo class.


Units in the Pacific:

Molala
Completed 1943-9-29 (Alameda)    
Munsee
Completed 1943-10-30 (Alameda)    
Potawatomi     
Completed 1944-2-12 (Alameda)  
Pakana
Completed 1944-5-15 (Alameda)     
Sarsi
Completed 1944-6-24 (Alameda)     
Takelma
Completed 1944-8-3 (Alameda)    
Hitchiti
Arrived 1944-8-10
Moctobi
Arrived 1944-9
Tawakoni     
Completed 1944-9-15 (San Francisco)
Serrano
Completed 1944-9-22 (Alameda)    
Tenino
Completed 1944-11-18 (Alameda)     
Tolowa
Completed 1944-12-26 (Alameda)     
Arikara
Arrived 1945-1-3
Atakapa
Arrived 1945-2
Wateree
Completed 1945-2-17 (Alameda)    

Abnaki     

Arrived 1945-5-9     


References

DANFS

Dranidis (2007; accessed 2012-11-30)
NavSource.org (accessed 2008-2-14)



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