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Emory S. Land-class submarine tender
USS Emory S. Land
USS Emory S. Land approaches USS La Salle while in Italy.
Class overview
Builders: Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company, Seattle, Washington
Operators:  United States Navy
Preceded by: L. Y. Spear-class
Built: 1976–1979
In commission: 1979–
Completed: 3
Active: 2
Laid up: 1
General characteristics
Type: Submarine tender
Tonnage: 9,000 LT tons deadweight (DWT)
Displacement: 13,800 long tons (14,021 t) light
23,000 long tons (23,369 t) full load
Length: 649 ft (198 m)
Beam: 85 ft (26 m)
Draft: 26–29 ft (7.9–8.8 m)
Propulsion: 2 × boilers
Steam turbine
1 shaft
20,000 shp (14,914 kW)
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement: 1,350
Armament: • 2 × 40 mm AA guns
• 4 × 20 mm AA guns

The Emory S. Land class submarine tender is a class of three submarine tenders in the United States Navy. USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) is the lead ship in the class, the others are USS Frank Cable (AS-40) and USS McKee (AS-41).

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