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USNS Susquehanna (T-AOT-185)
USNS Susquehanna (T-AO-185)
Falcon Class Transport Tanker:
Laid down in 1972 as MV Falcon Countess 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, 14 May 1976
Placed in service as USNS Susquehanna (T-AO-185), 14 May 1976
Reclassified Transport Oiler, T-AOT-185 date unknown
Placed out of service in 1983
Struck from the Naval Register in 1983
Returned to her owners, Falcon Carriers, 14 May 1984, renamed MV Falcon Countess
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 22 November 1993, in India
Displacement 37,000t. (lt) 46,243t.(fl)
Depth of Hold 46.9'
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)
two Crossley-Pielstick 16PC-2V400 Diesel engines
single propeller, 16,000 bhp
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||USNS Susquehanna (T-AOT-185) under way, date and location unknown.
||USNS Susquehanna (T-AOT-185) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
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