Allied Warships


Suamico class

11 ships

The oiler USS Cowanesque (AO 79) of the US Navy. She was lost on 23 Apr 1972.

Technical information

Displacement5782 BRT 
Length523 feet 
Complement251 men 
Armament1 5" gun
4 3" AA guns (4x1)
8 40mm AA (4x2)
8 20mm AA (4x2) 
Max speed15.5 knots
Enginesturbo-electric, 1 shaft 
Power8000 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Suamico class

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USS Cache (OA 67)
USS Cossatot (AO 77)
USS Millicoma (AO 73)
USS Saranac (AO 74)
USS Saugatuck (OA 75)
USS Schuylkill (AO 76)
USS Suamico (AO 49)
USS Talullah (AO 50)
USS Chepachet (AO 78)
USS Cowanesque (AO 79) Lost on 23 Apr 1972
USS Pecos (ii) (OA 65)

11 Oilers of the Suamico class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Oiler classes.

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