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USNS Sealift Mediterranean (T-AOT-173)
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USNS Sealift Mediterranean (T-AO-173)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Sealift Pacific Class Transport Tanker:
  • Laid down, 1 March 1973, at Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME.
  • Launched, 1 March 1974
  • Delivered to Marine Transport Lines for long term charter to the Military Sealift Command (MSC), 6 November 1974 and placed in service as USNS Sealift Mediterranean (T-AO-173)
  • Reclassified Transport Oiler, T-AOT-173, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and sold for commercial service, 4 April 1995, to Unideal Navitankers Management, Athens, Greece, renamed MT San Marco, re-flagged Panamanian
  • Final Disposition, scrapped, January 2000
    Specifications:
    Displacement 6,487 t(lt) 31,780 t(fl)
    Length 587'
    Beam 84'
    Draft 35' (max.)
    Propulsion
    one Enterprise Diesel engine
    single propeller, 14,000shp

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    Sealift Mediterranean 335k USNS Sealift Mediterranean (T-AO-173) in the harbor at La Spezia, Italy, date unknown. Photo by Carlo Martinelli
    Sealift Mediterranean 171k USNS Sealift Mediterranean (T-AO-173) moored at Pier D-2 Trumbo Point, Naval Station Key West, FL. in August 1978.
    Image from Flickr courtesy of Florida Keys Public Libraries photo # MM00036040. Photo by Raymond L. Blazevic.
    Robert Hurst

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