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USNS Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AOT-169)
USNS Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AO-169)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Sealift Pacific Class Transport Tanker:
Laid down, 1 March 1973, at Todd Shipyards, San Pedro, CA.
Launched, 1 January 1974
Delivered to Marine Transport Lines for long term charter to the Military Sealift Command (MSC), 6 May 1975 and placed in service as USN Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AO-169)
Reclassified a Transport Oiler T-AOT-169 (date unknown)
Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and sold for commercial service, 2 March 1995, to Unideal Navitankers Management, Athens, Greece, renamed MT Sophill, re-flagged Panamanian
Final Disposition, scrapped in 2000
Displacement 6,487 t(lt) 31,780 t(fl)
Draft 35' (max.)
one Enterprise Diesel engine
single propeller, 14,000shp
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||USNS Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AOT-169) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||USNS Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AOT-169) moored, date and location unknown.
||USNS Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AOT-169) at Singapore, 13 February 1987.
||Photo from the Chris Howell Collection
There is no DANFS history available for Sealift Arabian Sea (T-AO-169 / T-AOT-169) at Navsource
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