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National Archives #19-N-25362
|Tonnage||5300 tons light
17,606 tons fully loaded
|Dimensions||492' by 69'6" by 28'6"
150.00m by 21.18m by 8.69m
|Maximum speed||16.5 knots|
|Armament||2 3"/50 AA guns|
turbine (8500 shp)
2 Foster-Wheeler boilers
The Tangiers were standard Maritime Commission C3-Cargo hulls converted to use as seaplane tenders. They were equipped with booms of maximum lift up to 30 tons.
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