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|Tonnage||1955 tons standard|
|Dimensions||240' by 39' by 17'9"
73.15m by 11.89m by 5.41m
|Maximum speed||15 knots|
|Armament||2x1 5"/51 guns
2x1 3"/50 AA guns
||1-shaft diesel-electric (2600 hp)
||There are indications that
the 5" guns were replaced with 4 20mm Oerlikon AA
guns and ASW armament of 4 depth charge
throwers and 2 Mousetraps.
The Haidas (also known as the Tampas)
were Coast Guard gunboat
cutters completed in 1921-1922. Designed for peacetime use in law
enforcement and search
and rescue, tthey were used as picket boats in secondary
theaters, including Alaska.
References"The Coast Guard at War" (accessed 2016-7-2)
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