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T-AK-5089 LTC Calvin P. Tutus


LTC Calvin P. Tutus Class Logistics Prepositioning Ship:
  • Built in 1985 at Odense Steel Shipyard, Odense, Denmark, for Maersk Lines
  • Contracted by the US Navy and converted for Naval service in 1995 at Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Sparrows Point, MD.
  • Assigned in 1999 to Military Sealift Command (MSC) on a time-charter contract
  • LTC Calvin P. Tutus is owned and operated by Osprey-Acomarit Ship Management for MSC
  • LTC Calvin P. Tutus (T-AK-5089) was one of the Military Sealift Command's Container Ships and was part of the 36 ships in the Prepositioning Program
  • LTC Calvin P.Tutus (T-AK-5089) was assigned to MPSRon2 and operated out of Saipan and carrying U.S. Army support equipment and supplies
  • Charter completed, lease expired in 2004
    Specifications:
    Displacement 48,012 t.(fl)
    Length 652'
    Beam 105'
    Draft 33' (max)
    Speed 19 kts.
    Cargo Capacity 1,914 TEU + 11,000 sq. ft. vehicle space
    Complement 25 Civilian Mariners
    Propulsion 23,030 SHP Sulzer, Model 7RTA76; 1 shaft

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    LTC Calvin P. Tutus 18k LTC Calvin P. Tutus (T-AK-5089) at anchor, date and location unknown.
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    LTC Calvin P. Tutus 52k LTC Calvin P. Tutus (T-AK-5089) moored pierside, date and location unknown. Global Security
    LTC Calvin P. Tutus 273k LTC Calvin P. Tutus (T-AK-5089) departing Singapore in late December 2004. Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus

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