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Patapsco Class, U.S. Gasoline Tankers


Photograph of Patapsco-class gasoline tanker

Naval Historical Center #NH 83319

Schematic diagram of Patapsco class gasoline tanker

ONI 222


Specifications:


Tonnage 1850 tons light
4130 tons fully loaded
Dimensions 311' by 49' by 14'7"
94.79m by 14.94m by 4.45m
Maximum speed       15.5 knots
Complement 131
Armament 4 3"/50 AA guns
12 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
Machinery
2-shaft GE diesel-electric (3300 hp)
Bunkerage`
303 tons
Capacity 2120 tons


The Patapscos were Maritime Commission standard T1 tankers (T1-MT-M1) completed from 1943-1945 as Navy gasoline tanker ships.


Units in the Pacific:

Patapsco

Completed 1943-2-4 (Seattle)

Rio Grande

Completed 1943-4-10 (Seattle)

Wabash

Completed 1943-5-10 (Seattle)

Susquehanna      

Completed 1943-6-7 (Seattle)

Agawam

Arrived 1944-1

Elkhorn

Arrived 1944-3-2

Kishwaukee     
Arrived 1944-7-15
Genesee
Arrived 1944-7-21
Nemasket Arrived 1944-8-5
Tombigbee Arrived 1944-8-20
Ontonagon
Arrived 1944-10
Chiwaukum Arrived 1944-11
Chehalis Arrived 1945-1
Chestatee Arrived 1945-1
Chewaucan Arrived 1945-4
Maquoketa Arrived 1945-4-4


References

DANFS

Navsource.org (accessed 2009-12-24)

ONI 222 (1945-9-1)



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