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USNS Sealift Caribbean (T-AOT-174)
USNS Sealift Caribbean (T-AO-174)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Sealift Pacific Class Transport Tanker:
Laid down, 1 July 1973, at Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME.
Launched, 1 June 1974
Delivered to Marine Transport Lines for long term charter to the Military Sealift Command (MSC), 10 February 1975 and placed in service as USNS Sealift Caribbean (T-AO-174)
Reclassified Transport Oiler, T-AOT-174, date unknown
Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and sold for commercial service, 4 April 1995, to a foreign buyer, renamed MT Santa Chiara
Acquired by Peru, Commissioned into the Peruvian navy as BAP Lobitos (ATP-153) in 1996
Placed out of service by the Peruvian navy in 1997
Current Disposition, awaiting buyer
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 Caribbean (T-AO-174)
||USNS Sealift Caribbean (T-AOT-174) at La Spezia, Italy, 29 September 1980.
||Photo by Carlo Martinelli
| Merchant Service
||Ex-USNS Sealift Caribbean (T-AOT-174) in Peruvian service as BAP Lobitos (ATP-153) moored, date and location unknown.
Peruvian Navy photo.
|Peruvian Navy web site
There is no DANFS history available for Sealift Caribbean (T-AO-174 / T-AOT-174) at Navsource
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