Allied Warships


Chiwawa class

5 ships

The oiler USS Neshanic (AO 71) of the US Navy.

Technical information

Displacement5650 BRT 
Length502 feet 
Complement247 men 
Armament1 5" DP gun
4 3" AA guns (4x1)
8 40mm AA (4×2)
8 20mm AA (4×2) 
Max speed17 knots
EnginesGeared turbine, 1 shaft 
Power12000 HP 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Chiwawa class

To see all Chiwawa class ships click here.

USS Enoree (AO 69)
USS Escalante (AO 70)
USS Niobrara (AO 72)
USS Chiwawa (AO 68)
USS Neshanic (AO 71)

5 Oilers of the Chiwawa class.

See all US Navy Oiler classes.

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