Adroit-class minesweeper

Summary

The Adroit-class minesweepers were a class of United States Navy PC-461-class submarine chasers completed as minesweepers. However, they were considered unsatisfactory in this role, and were all eventually converted back into submarine chasers.[1]

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A PC-461-class submarine chaser
Class overview
Built1941–1942
In commission1941–1946
Completed18
General characteristics
Displacement295 tons
Length173 ft 8 in (52.93 m)
Beam23 ft (7.0 m)
Draft6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Propulsion
Speed16 knots (30 km/h)
Complement65
Armament

Adroit-class minesweepersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia: Adroit Class, U.S. Fleet Minesweepers". pwencycl.kgbudge.com. Retrieved 22 December 2010.