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|Tonnage||5207 tons displacement|
|Dimensions||424' by 55' by 24'
129.2m by 16.8m by 7.3m
|Maximum speed||14 knots|
4 3"/50 AA guns
2 40mm Bofors AA guns
8 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
||2-shaft reciprocating (5000 hp)
|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.
Clancey (2001; accessed 2012-5-7)
NavSource.org (accessed 2012-5-7)
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