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SIRIUS (AFS 8)
(ex - A 339, LYNESS)
COMBAT STORE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AFS 8 UIC: 21542
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/01/2005 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wingham
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date:
Keel Date: 04/01/1965 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/01/1966 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 39.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 12/01/1966 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/01/2005
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 523 ft Waterline Length: 498 ft
Extreme Beam: 72 ft Waterline Beam: 72 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 10205 tons Full Displacement: 16680 tons
Dead Weight: 6475 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engine
Accommodations: Officers: 35
Enlisted: 158
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (MARAD)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: AS OF 01 JUL 05 SERVED AS USTS TEXAS CLIPPER III, TEXAS MARITIME ACADEMY'S TRAINING SHIP. VESSEL DOWNGRADED 28 APR 09. VESSEL STATUS CHANGED TO RETENTION FLEET SUPPORT 14 AUG 09.
Last Updated: 05/26/2009
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