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Hamul Class, U.S. Destroyer Tenders


Photograph of USS Hamul

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Schematic diagram of Hamul class destroyer tender

ONI 222


Specifications:


Tonnage 8560 tons standard displacement
Dimensions 492' by 69'6" by 26'
150.0m by 21.2m by 7.9m
Maximum speed       18 knots
Complement 300
Armament 1 5"/38 dual-purpose gun
4 3"/50 AA guns
4 40mm Bofors AA guns
4 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
Machinery
1-shaft General Electric geared turbine (8500 shp)
2 Foster-Wheeler boilers
Range
10,000 nautical miles
18,500 km
Bunkerage
1225 tons


The Hamuls were completed in 1943-1945. They were standard Maritime Commission C3 hulls converted to use as destroyer tenders.


Units in the Pacific:

Markab       Arrived 1942-10-27
Hamul Arrived 1945-1-8


References

DANFS

Navsource.org (accessed 2007-7-4)



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