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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Lima - India - Tango
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
National Defense Service Medal - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
John McDonnell Class Hydrographic Survey Ship:
Laid down, 25 October 1989, at Halter Marine Inc., Moss Point, MS.
Launched, 14 February 1991
Delivered to the Navy, 10 January 1992
Placed in service with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as USNS Littlehales (T-AGS-52)
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register, 27 February 2003
Transferred to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, 3 March 2003
Commissioned NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson (OS-222), 8 July 2003, at Norfolk, VA.
Displacement 1,394 t.(lt) 2,238 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Complement 22 crew, 11 scientific party
Propulsion geared diesel, single shaft
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|USNS Littlehales (T-AGS-52)
||Littlehales (T-AGS-52) underway, date and place unknown.
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|NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson (OS-222)
||NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson (OS-222) underway, date and place unknown.
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There is no DANFS history available for Littlehales (T-AGS-52) at the US Naval Historical Center web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson
Navy Survey Ships (AGS) Designator Listing
Last Updated 4 March 2005
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