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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

29)AT 91 SENECA



Photo. www.navsource.org  By Association of Fleet Tug Sailors. 


Specifications:


Displacement 1,235 t.(lt) 1,674 t.(fl)


Length 205'


Beam 38' 6"


Draft 15' 4"


Speed 16k.5kts.


Complement 85


Armament : One single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two twin 40mm AA gun mounts ,two single 20mm AA gun mounts


Propulsion diesel-electric, four General Motors 12-278A diesel main engines driving four General Electric generators and three General Motors 3-268A auxiliary services engines, single screw, 3,600shp


For 21 months Seneca was assigned target towing, general rescue, and salvage duties in the waters off the coast of Brazil, under Adm Ingram’s Fourth Fleet Recife Brazil. During one of her rescue missions, Seneca captured two survivors of a German U-boat sunk by Allied ASW patrols.



Photo. www.navsource.org By Tommy Trampp


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