Technical Details

Profile drawings of the Calvert, pre-August 1943 (Click on the image to open a full-sized version in a new window). Source: John Cole, Calversion

APA-32 Profile - Broadside

Major compartments / areas (click on image to open a full-sized version). Source: John Cole, Calversion

APA-32 Compartments - Broadside==

Calvert’s General Characteristics From the Calvert’s Wikipedia Page:

General characteristics
Class and type: Crescent City-class attack transport
Displacement:   8,889 tons (lt),
14,247 t.(fl)
Length: 491 ft (150 m)
Beam:   65 ft 6 in (19.96 m)
Draft:   25 ft 8 in (7.82 m)
Propulsion: 1 × General Electric geared drive turbine,
2 × boilers,
designed shaft horsepower 7,800 (5.8 MW)
Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h)
Capacity: Troops: 92 officers, 1,191 enlisted
Cargo: 130,000 cu ft, 2,700 tons
Complement: 48 officers, 510 enlisted
Armament: 1 × 5″/38 cal. DP gun mount;
3 × 3″/50 cal. DP gun mounts,
2 × twin 40 mm gun mounts,
4 × twin 20 mm gun mounts.

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