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USNS KANAWHA (T-AO 196)
FLEET REPLENISHMENT OILER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AO 187 UIC: 21581
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 12/06/1991 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Support Force
Builder: Avondale Industries
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/16/1988 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 07/13/1989 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/22/1990 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 26.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 12/06/1991 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 25.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 677 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 9500 tons Full Displacement: 40700 tons
Dead Weight: 31200 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: 08/16/2016
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