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USNS ARCTIC (T-AOE 8)
FAST COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AOE 6 UIC: 21907
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/14/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Support Force
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/06/1989 Commission Date: 09/11/1995
Keel Date: 12/02/1991 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/30/1993 Decommission Date: 06/14/2002
Age (since Launch) 24.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
7.0
Delivery Date: 05/11/1995 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 22.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 754 ft Waterline Length: 730 ft
Extreme Beam: 107 ft Waterline Beam: 107 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 40 ft Draft Limit: 41 ft
Light Displacement: 20732 tons Full Displacement: 50794 tons
Dead Weight: 30062 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 45
Enlisted: 663
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: MSC
Comments: AOE 8 WAS DECOMMISSIONED ON 6/14/2002 AND WAS PLACED IN SERVICE BY MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND ON 6/14/2002.
Last Updated: 09/17/2015
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