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Bridge Class, U.S. Provisions Storeships


U.S. Navy


Specifications:


Tonnage 5207 tons displacement
Dimensions 424' by 55' by 24'
129.2m by 16.8m by 7.3m
Maximum speed       14 knots
Complement 238
Armament 1 5"/38 dual-purpose gun
4 3"/50 AA guns
2 40mm Bofors AA guns
8 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
Machinery
2-shaft reciprocating (5000 hp)
2 boilers
Cargo 2329 deadweight tons

The Bridges were completed in 1917. They were specifically built for the Navy as provision storeships, with refrigerated holds, but were quite elderly by the start of the war.


Units in the Pacific:

Bridge       San Francisco


References

Clancey (2001; accessed 2012-5-7)

DANFS

NavSource.org (accessed 2012-5-7)



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