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USNS Waters (T-AGS-45)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Whiskey - Alpha - Alpha
NWAA
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Waters Class Hydrographic Survey Ship:
  • Laid down, 21 May 1991, at Avondale Industries, Inc., New Orleans, LA.
  • Launched, 6 June 1992
  • Delivered to the Navy, 26 May 1993
  • Placed in service as a Navigation Support Test Ship with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Special Missions Ships Program as USNS Waters (T-AGS-45)
    Specifications:
    Displacement 12,250 t.(fl)
    Length 457'
    Beam 69'
    Draft 26' 10" (max)
    Speed 14 kts.
    Complement 32 Civilian Marines, 68 Sponsor
    Propulsion diesel-electric drive, twin shafts

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    Waters 24k USNS Waters (T-AGS-45) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    MSC web site
    Waters 84k USNS Waters (T-AGS-45) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
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    Waters 98k USNS Waters (T-AGS-45) underway, date and location unknown. .
    Range Sentinel 59k Logo for FBM Operational Test Support Unit Two embarked in USNS Waters Bill Valashinas

    There is no DANFS history available for Waters (T-AGS-45) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    Last Updated 29 October 2004