Allied Warships

Repair Ships

Assistance class

4 ships

Technical information

TypeRepair Ship
Displacement14250 BRT 
Armament1 5" gun.
10 40 mm AA.
12 20 mm AA. 
Max speed11 knots
Notes on classLiberty ship type conversion. 

All ships of the Assistance class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Assistance (F 173)
HMS Diligence (F 174)
HMS Dutiful (F 176)
HMS Faithful (F 177)
HMS Hecla (ii) (F 175) (To the USN as Xanthus)

4 Repair Ships (5 names) of the Assistance class.

See all Repair Ship classes.

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