Allied Warships

Repair ships

Laertes class

2 ships

The repair ship USS Laertes (AR 20) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeRepair ship
Displacement5801 BRT 
Length441 feet 
Complement525 men 
Armament1 5" DP gun
3 3" AA guns (3x1)
4 40mm AA (2x2)
12 20mm AA 
Max speed12.5 knots
EnginesReciprocating engine, 1 shaft 
Power2500 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Laertes class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Dionysus (AR 21)
USS Laertes (AR 20)

2 Repair ships of the Laertes class.

See all Repair ship classes.

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