USS TERN (AM-31)



Moored at the end of 1010 Dock, Tern was able to get underway by 0943. After she rescued 47 men from the water, Tern fought fires on West Virginia and Arizona for the next two days.


SHIPS DATA

NAME: Tern

HULL NUMBER: AM-31

DIMENSIONS:

Displacement: 840 tons
Length Overall: 187' 10"
Maximum Beam: 35' 5"
Mean Draft: 15'
Maximum Draft: 20'
Speed: 14 knots

ARMAMENT:

2X3" 50cal (single mountings)


PHOTO GALLERY

FIGHTING FIRES ON ARIZONA, DECEMBER 8



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