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Delta Class Repair Ship 


Displacement: 16,300 tons (full load)
Length: 490'6"
Beam: 69'6"
Draft: 27'
Speed: 17 knots

Armament: 1 5"/38 DP, 4 3"/50 DP, 2x2 40mm, 2x4 1.1", 10x2 20mm

Complement: 903

Geared turbine engines, single screw, 8,500 hp

Built at Newport News, and commissioned 16 June 1941
Redesignated a repair ship on 1 July 1942 and placed in reduced commission for conversion to a repair ship
Recommissioned and redesignated AR-9 on 3 March 1943
Decommissioned on 5 March 1947
Recommissioned on 1 November 1950
Decommissioned on 1 December 1956
Stricken on 1 October 1977
Sold on 19 July 1983