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AS-31 Hunley-class

Naval auxiliary ships carry out a variety of missions in support of combatants. Along with destroyer tenders, the submarine tenders are the largest of the active auxiliaries. Their crews are formed mainly of technicians and repairmen. The Hunley class was configured especially to service FBM submarines. The Holland was in Guam from 1993 through 1996, prior to decommissioning in May 1996 in Bremerton WA.


Displacement Light Displacement: 12852 tons
Full Displacement: 17640 tons
Dead Weight: 4788 tons
Length 599 feet
Beam 83 feet
Speed 19 knots
Power Plant Diesel electric, one shaft
Aircraft none
Armament Four 20mm guns
Complement 603


Name Number Builder Homeport Ordered Commissioned Decommissioned
Hunley AS-31Newport NewsCharleston16 Nov 195916 Jun 196230 Sep 1994
Holland AS-32 IngallsCharleston31 Aug 196130 Aug 196330 Sep 1996

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