A seaside resort in Essex County, Mass., located on a small peninsula on Massachusetts Bay.
|Cohoes Class Net Laying
Displacement 785 t. Length 168' 6" Beam 33' 10" Draft 10' 10"
Speed 12.3 kts. Complement Officers 4 Enlisted 42
Armament  single 3"/50 cal gun mount,  single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion (As Built)  Busch-Sulzer 539 Diesel electric engines
(Replacements)  ALCO (American Locomotive Company) straight six cylinder Diesel engines, date unknown
single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gears
 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators, single propeller, 1,200shp
Nahant can be seen at right in Little Creek, VA Harbor Defense Base photo below
The webmaster of this webpage took this photo because he was stationed there in 1954-55
NET TENDING ON CHESAPEAKE BAY