USS Mount Hood AE-11
A Navy REPLENISHMENT Ship
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Largest Boom Capacity
 36 tons

Cargo Capacity

7,700 DWT

Cargo Capacity
400,000
Non refrigerated

Fuel Oil Capacity
10,935 Bbls, NFSO


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A volcanic peak in the Cascade Range of Oregon.

Exploded, 10 November 1944 at  Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands
Mount Hood Class Ammunition Ship: Laid down, as SS Marco Polo a Maritime Commission type (C2-S-AJ1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1356) at North Carolina Shipbuilding Co., Wilmington,

Specifications:   Displacement; 15,296 t.(lim)  Length; 459' 2"'  Beam; 63'  Draft; 28' 3"
Speed: 16.5 kts. - Propulsion; steam turbine, single propeller, 6,000shp
Complement:  Officers 23, Enlisted 244  
Armament
: [4] twin 3"/50 gun mounts [1] single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount
[2] twin 40mm AA gun mounts [10] single 20mm AA gun mounts

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