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T-AK-5049 Del Monte
Class D Breakbulk Cargo Ship:
Laid down in 1968 as Delta Brazil a Maritime Administration type (C3-S-76a) hull under MARAD contract (MA hull 200) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
Delivered, 21 June 1968 to the Maritime Administration to be operated by Delta Lines
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet in 1984, renamed Del Monte (T-AK-5049)
Del Monte could be activated for service with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as needed
When activated Del Monte was one of the Military Sealift Commands MSC's twenty-five breakbulk cargo ships
Del Monte was withdrawn from MSC's Ready Reserve Force (RRF)
Displacement 10,400 t.(lt) 23,900 t.(fl)
Length est 493' 1"
Beam est 73' 2"
Draft est 30' 6" (max.)
Speed est 18.5 kts.
Cargo Capacity est 11,000 t. gross, (663,069 cu. ft.) dry cargo, 25,002 cu. ft. refrigerated cargo, 12,000 bbls liquid
Complement est 25 Civilian Mariners
Propulsion steam turbine single propeller
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||Del Monte (T-AK-5049) moored pierside in Saudi Arabia in preparation for taking on equipment and ordnance for redeployment to the United States in the aftermath of Operation Desert Storm, 17 June1991.
US DOD photo # DNST9202308
by LT. Gary W. Butterworth, from the Defense Visual Information Center
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Last Updated 31 December 2004
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