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|Tonnage||1005 tons standard|
|Dimensions||165' by 36' by 14'
50.29m by 10.97m by 4.27m
|Maximum speed||12 knots|
|Armament||2x1 3"/50 AA guns
||1-shaft geared turbine (1500 hp)
||Added 2 20mm Oerlikon AA
guns and ASW armament of 2 depth charge tracks,
4 depth charge throwers and 2 Mousetraps.
The Algonquins were Coast Guard gunboat cutters
completed in 1932-1934. Designed for peacetime use in law
enforcement and search
and rescue, they were used as picket boats in secondary
theaters, including Alaska.
References"Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940-1945" (accessed 2016-7-2)
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