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Sonoma Class, U.S. Tugboats


Photograph of Sonoma-class tugboat

U.S. Navy. Via NavSource.org


Specifications:


Tonnage 1600 tons standard displacement
Dimensions 185' by 36' by 16'
56.4m by 11.0m by 4.9m
Maximum speed       11 knots
Complement 42
Armament 1 3"/50 AA gun
Machinery
1-shaft reciprocating


The Sonomas were ancient tugboats built in 1912 and badly in need of replacement at the start of the war.


Units in the Pacific:

Ontario      

Pearl Harbor


Sonoma en route to Wake with barges     
Sunk by aircraft 1944-10-14 at Leyte Gulf


References

DANFS



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