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Haven Class, U.S. Hospital Ships


Photograph of Haven-class hospital ship

Naval Historical Center #98754

Schematic diagram of Haven class hospital ship

ONI 222


Specifications:


Tonnage 15,400 tons standard
Dimensions 520' by 71'6" by 23'6"
158.5m by 21.8m by 7.2m
Maximum speed       17.5 knots
Complement 568
Machinery
1-shaft General Electric geared turbine (9000 shp)
2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Bunkerage
2000 tons
Range
12,000 nautical miles
22,000 km
Patients 800


The Havens were completed in 1945. They were Maritime Commission C4-S-BB2 hulls converted to hospital ships.


Units in the Pacific:

Tranquillity arrived 6/14/45
Haven arrived 6/21/45
Benevolence       arrived 6/24/45
Repose arrived 7/15/45


References

DANFS



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