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|Tonnage||870 gross register tons
1540 deadweight tons
|Dimensions||210'11" by 31'2" by 15'2"
64.29m by 9.50m by 4.62m
|Maximum speed||10 knots|
|Range||2000 nautical miles (3200 km) at 7.5 knots
The 3Es were standardized coastal cargo
They were designed for mass production rather than commercial economy,
like the American Liberty Ships.
However, they were a bit sturdier and faster than the 2Es, which made them a bit
less vulnerable to submarines.
25 of these ships was launched in 1945 before the surrender.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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