Allied Warships

Destroyer tenders

Dobbin class

2 ships

The destroyer tender USS Dobbin (AD 3) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeDestroyer tender
Displacement8325 BRT 
Length484 feet 
Complement416 men 
ArmamentAs designed;
8 5" guns
4 3" AA guns

as modified later in the war;
4 5" DP guns (4x1)
8 40mm AA (4×2)
12 20mm AA (6×2) 

Max speed16 knots
EnginesGeared turbine, 1 shaft 
Power7000 HP 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Dobbin class

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USS Whitney (AD 4)
USS Dobbin (AD 3)

2 Destroyer tenders of the Dobbin class.

See all US Navy Destroyer tender classes.

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