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USS Shasta (AE-6), was a Lassen Class Ammunition Ship of US Navy

Laid down, 12 August 1940, initially as a C2 type cargo ship, at Tampa Shipbuilding Corp., Tampa, FL.
She was acquired by the Navy on 16 April 1941 and launched on 9 July 1941.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 July 1969.
USS Shasta earned five battle stars for World War II service and one campaign star and the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation for Vietnam War service

Displacement 6.350 t.(lt) 14,225 t.(fl)
Length 459'
Beam 63'
Draft 25' 11"
Speed 15.3 kts. (trial)
Officers 21
Enlisted 260
Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
one single 5"/38 cal dual purpose gun mount
four single 3"/50 cal gun mounts
two twin 40mm AA gun mounts
eight twin 20mm AA gun mounts
Cargo Capacity 415,000 Cu ft., 5,450 DWT
Fuel Capacity Diesel - 8,430 Bbls
one Nordberg Diesel TSM219 engine
single Falk Main Reduction Gear
Ship's Service Generators
two Diesel-drive 360Kw 120V/240V D.C.
one Diesel-drive 150Kw 120V/240V D.C.
single shaft, 6,000shp

Username Registered casamistretta
Shipowner US Navy
Ship manager
IMO Number AE 6
Type of ship Ammunition Ship
Year of build and builder Shipbuilding Corp., Tampa, FL., 1940
Added on 19/02/2011
Dimension 800 x 589
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