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USNS Hudson (T-AOT-184)
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USNS Hudson (T-AO-184)


Falcon Class Transport Tanker:
  • Laid down in 1972 as MV Falcon Princess for Falcon Carriers at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS.
  • Launched in 1972
  • Leased by the US Navy and assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC)
  • Purchased by the US Navy, 23 April 1976
  • Placed in service as USNS Hudson (T-AO-184), 23 April 1976
  • Reclassified a Transport Oiler, T-AOT, date unknown
  • Placed out of service in 1983
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1983
  • Returned to her owners, Falcon Carriers
  • Renamed MV Falcon Princess in May 1984
  • Sold to International Ship Management Agency, 30 November 1993, renamed MV Sea Princess
  • Final Disposition, scrapped, date unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 37,000t. (lt) 46,243t.(fl)
    Length 660.2'
    Beam 70'
    Depth of Hold 46.9'
    Draft 36.64'
    Speed 14.9kts
    Cargo Capacity 296,626 bbls in 18 tanks
    Compliment 9 officers, 14 unlicensed
    Fuel Capacity 2,272t. heavy oil
    Electrical Capacity 1,000kw (2X500 diesel sets)
    Propulsion
    two Crossley-Pielstick 16PC-2V400 Diesel engines
    single propeller, 16,000 bhp

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    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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