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USNS BENAVIDEZ (T-AKR 306)
VEHICLE CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AKR 300 UIC: 22252
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC), in service, contract operated Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/10/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Strategic Sealift Force
Builder: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Avondale Operations
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/18/1998 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 12/15/1999 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/11/2001 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 16.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/10/2003 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 14.1 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: 33682 tons Full Displacement: 62069 tons
Dead Weight: 28387 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: 09/27/2017
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