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Indus Class, U.S. Net Cargo Ships


Photograph of Indus-class net cargo ship

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Schematic diagram of Indus class net cargo ship

ONI 222


Specifications:


Tonnage 4023 tons light
14,550 tons fully loaded
Dimensions 441'6" by 56'11" by 28'4"
134.57m by 17.35m by 8.64m
Maximum speed       12.5 knots
Complement
228
Armament
1 5"/38 dual-purpose gun
4 40mm Bofors AA guns
Machinery
1-shaft GMC triple expansion reciprocating (2500 shp)
2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Bunkerage
1530 tons

The Induses were Liberty Ships converted to net cargo ships.

Units in the Pacific:

Indus   
Arrived 1944-4

Tuscana
Arrived 1944-5

Sagittarius     
Arrived 1944-5-9

Zebra
Completed 1944-6-1 (Noumea)     
Converted from crippled Liberty Ship Matthew Lyon

References

DANFS
NavSource.Org (accessed 2012-8-22)



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