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USS Cacapon (AO-52), Oil Tanker, Replenishment,  Cimarron-class fleet oiler
Code Number:
MYNV09P14_18
Title:
USS Cacapon (AO-52), Oil Tanker, Replenishment, Cimarron-class fleet oiler
Launched: 12/06/1941
Sponsored by: Mrs. A. V. Doherty
Commissioned: 21/09/1943
Decommissioned: August 1973
Fate: Sold for scrap
Type: T3-S2-A3 tanker hull
Displacement: 7,236 long tons (7,352 t) light, 25,440 long tons (25,848 t) full load
Length: 169 meters (553 feet)
Beam: 23 meters (75 feet)
Draft: 9.8 meters (32 feet)
Propulsion: Geared turbines, twin screws, 30,400 shp (22,669 kW)
Speed: 18 knots (21 mph; 33 km/h)
Capacity: 146,000 barrels
Complement: 314
Armament: 1 5 in (130 mm)/38 cal. gun, 4 3 in (76 mm)/50 cal. guns, 4 twin 40 mm AA guns, 4 twin 20 mm AA guns
Operations: WW2, Korean War, Vietnam War
Awards: 4x battle stars and Navy Unit Commendation (WW2), 9x battle stars (Korea)
Keywords:
Navy, Military, Armament, Weaponry, warfare, Naval, Weapon, Maritime, History, Archives, Historic, Armed Force
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