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Cronin (DE-107)
M.N. Algerien (F-1)

Class: Cannon      Type: DET (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, long hull, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1,240 tons (std) 1,620 tons (full)   Dimensions: 306' (oa), 300' (wl) x 36' 10" x 11' 8" (max)
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1),
1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Machinery: 4 GM Mod. 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 21 knots   Range: 10,800 nm @ 12 knots   Crew: 15 / 201

Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Dravo, Wilmington De. on May 13 1943.
Launched November 27 1943.
Stricken (USN) May 14 1952.
To France January 23 1944.
Renamed Algerien.
Renamed Oise.
Fate: Stricken May 1965, Sold November 1965 and broken up for scrap.

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Algerien 184k circa 1952-'53 Louis Le Coent
Vannes, France
Algerien 124k circa 1952-'53 Louis Le Coent
Vannes, France

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