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|Tonnage||1253 tons standard|
|Dimensions||306' by 36'7" by 12'3"
93.27m by 11.15m by 3.73m
|Maximum speed||21 knots|
2 40mm Bofors AA guns
10 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
1x3 21" torpedo tubes
1 Hedgehog projector
8 depth charge projectors
2 depth charge racks
||2-shaft Fairbanks Morse diesel
|Bunkerage||320 tons fuel oil|
|Range||10,800 nautical miles (20,000km) at 12 knots|
||All received radar|
The Edsalls, completed in 1943-44, were a response to criticism of the lack of torpedoes in the Evarts class. They combined the long hulls of the Buckleys with diesel machinery similar to that of the Evarts.
A number were converted to fast attack transports on the ways.
As fast attack transports:
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