Allied Warships

Seaplane tenders

Kenneth Whiting class

4 ships

Technical information

TypeSeaplane tender
Displacement8510 BRT 
Length492 feet 
Complement1077 men 
Armament2 5" DP guns (2x1)
12 40mm AA (2×4, 2×2)
16 20mm AA (16×1) 
Max speed16.5 knots
Enginesturbine, 1 shaft 
Power8500 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Kenneth Whiting class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Townsend (AV 18)
USS Cumberland Sound (AV 17)
USS Hamlin (AV 15)
USS Kenneth Whiting (AV 14)
USS St George (AV 16)

4 Seaplane tenders of the Kenneth Whiting class.

Strikeout means that ship was cancelled (not finished) - not counted in class figures.

See all Seaplane tender classes.

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