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Luzon Class, U.S. Internal Combustion Engine Repair Ships


Photograph of Luzon-class USS Mindanao

U.S. Navy. Via Navsource.org

Photograph of Luzon class internal combustion engine repair ship

ONI 222


Specifications:


Displacement

4023 tons light
14,350 tons fully loaded

Dimensions

441'6" by 56'11" by 23'
134.57m by 17.35m by 7.0m

Maximum speed      

12.5 knots

Complement

31 officers
552 men

Armament

1 5"/38 dual-purpose gun
1 3"/50 AA gun
2x2 40mm Bofors AA guns
12x1 20mm Oerlikon AA guns

Machinery
1-shaft triple expansion reciprocating (2500 shp)
2 Babcock & Wilson boilers

Bunkerage

2500 tons fuel oil

Boom capacity

10 tons


The Luzons were Liberty ships converted to internal combusion engine repair ships.


Units in the Pacific:

Luzon     

Arrived 1943-12-6     


Mindanao     
Arrived 1944-1

Oahu
Arrived 1944-5

Tutuila
Arrived 1944-6

Culebra Island     
Arrived 1944-7

Cebu
Arrived 1944-8

Leyte
Arrived 1944-10
Renamed Maui 1945-5-31
Mona Islqnd
Arrived 1944-12

Burias
Arrived 1944-12

Palawan
Arrived 1945-6-19

Samar
Arrived 1945-7-29


References

DANFS

Navsource.org (accessed 2009-6-5)



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