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Great Lakes (AD-30)

Assigned International Radio Call Sign:
November - Whiskey - Charlie - Lima
Shenandoah Class Destroyer Tender:
  • Laid down, 16 April 1945, at Todd-Pacific Shipyards Inc., Seattle, WA.
  • Canceled, 7 January 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Design Specifications:
    Displacement 11,755 t.(lt) 16,900 t.(fl)
    Length 492'
    Beam 69' 6"
    Draft 28'
    Officers 59
    Enlisted 918
    Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
    two single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mounts
    four twin 40mm AA gun mounts
    twenty-two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacities
    NSFO 16,105Bbls
    Diesel 4,415Bbls
    one Westinghouse geared turbine engine
    two Foster and Wheeler D-type boilers 435psi 740°
    double Westinghouse Main Reduction Gear
    Ships Service Generators
    four 750Kw 450V A.C.
    two 300Kw 120V/240V D.C.
    one propeller, 8,500shp

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    Great Lakes 179k PCU Great Lakes (AD-30) on the building ways at Todd-Pacific Shipyards Inc., Seattle, WA. probably around the time of her cancellation in January 1946. On 31 December 1945 this ship was assessed to be 20.9 per cent complete.US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # unassigned, US Navy photo by Roger Dudley, Seattle, WA. Robert Hurst

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