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MV CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296)
Capt. Stephen L. Bennett Class Logistics Prepositioning Ship:
Built in 1984 as MV Sea Pride by Samsung Shipbuilding, South Korea
Acquired, 21 May 1997 by the US Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) on a 59 month time-charter contract to Ultra Maritime, Inc. (a subsidiary of Sealift, Inc.), Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Renamed MC CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296)
MV CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296) is one of the Military Sealift Command's seven Container Ships and is part of the 36 ships in the Prepositioning Program
MV CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296) is assigned to Maritime Prepositioning Program Squadron Two and operates out of Diego Garcia
Displacement 52,898 t.(fl)
Draft 38' (max)
Speed 18.3 kts.
Complement 21 Civilian Mariners
Propulsion diesel, single propeller
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||MV CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296) underway, date and location unknown.
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||MV CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296) at anchor, 28 February 2007, location unknown.
Photo courtesy of Haus, U.S. Merchant Marine service
There is no DANFS history available for MV CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett (AK-4296) at NavSource
Medal of Honor Citation for CAPT. Stephen L. Bennett USAF
Last Updated 2 March 2012
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