Historical Center #NH 83319
|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|
|Machinery||2-shaft diesel-electric (3300 shp)|
The T1s were Maritime Commission standard tankers completed from 1943-1945. Most either went to the Navy or to the British as Lend-Lease.
There were a number of subtypes within the class.
The T1-MT-M1s had the specifications shown above and were all
commissioned by the Navy as the Patapsco class. The T1-M-A1s
were somewhat smaller at 1600 tons cargo capacity and were almost all
given to Britain. The T1-M-A2s were smaller still at 1453 tons
capacity, had only a single propeller, and were mostly commissioned as the Mettawee
class. Other subtypes were either very few in number or were not
completed in time to see service in the Pacific.
ShipbuildingHistory.com (accessed 2008-11-19)
Visser (accessed 2011-7-7)
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