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Storm King Class, U.S. Transports


Photograph of Storm King

Naval Historical Center #NH 96685


Specifications:


Displacement

4600 tons light displacement
13,910 tons fully loaded

Dimensions

459' by 63' by 26'
139.9m by 19.2m by 7.9m

Maximum speed      

16.5 knots

Complement

256

Armament

1 5"/38 dual-purpose gun
4 3"/50 AA guns
Machinery
1-shaft turbine (6000 shp)

Passengers  

1581 troops

The Storm Kings were Maritime Commission standard C2-S-AJ1 hulls armed and manned by Navy crews for landing troops on the beach during amphibious assaults


Units in the Pacific:

Storm King     

arrived 1944-4
Starlight
arrived 1944-6


References

DANFS

NavSource.Org (accessed 2009-4-27)



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