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|Tonnage||5775 tons standard displacement
|Dimensions||417'9" by 60' by 27'6"
127.33m by 18.29m by 8.38m
|Maximum speed||14 knots|
4 3"/50 AA guns
||One shaft De Laval turbine (4000 shp)
Two Foster-Wheeler boilers
The Otus was completed in 1941 as a Maritime Commission standard C1-B cargo ship converted to a destroyer tender. It was at Mariveles when war broke out. Though slightly damaged in the Cavite raid, she escaped the Philippines debacle and survived the war.
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