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USNS BOB HOPE (T-AKR 300)
VEHICLE CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AKR 300 UIC: 22246
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC), in service, contract operated Fleet: MSC U.S. PACIFIC COAST
Date Status Changed: 11/18/1998 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Strategic Sealift Force
Builder: Avondale Industries
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/02/1993 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 05/29/1995 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/27/1997 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 20.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 11/18/1998 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 18.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 950 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 34 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 35500 tons Full Displacement: 62096 tons
Dead Weight: 26596 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: MSC
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/13/2011
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