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USNS Hayes (T-AG-195)
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USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) (1971 - 1992)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Alpha - Yankee
NHAY
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Hayes Class Oceanographic Research Ship:
  • Laid down, 12 November 1969, at Todd Shipyards, Corp., Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 2 July 1970
  • Delivered to the Navy, 21 July 1971 and placed in service by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16)
  • Assigned to the Ready Reserve, 10 June 1983
  • Custody transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1984 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Fort Eustis, VA.
  • Reacquired by the Navy during FY86 and converted to an Acoustic Research Ship
  • Placed in service by MSC as USNS Hayes (T-AG-195) in early 1992
  • Hayes performed acoustic research in support of the submarine noise reduction program
  • Inactivated and struck from the Naval Register, 3 December 2008
  • Laid up at NAVSEA Inactive Ships Maintenance Facility, Philadelphia, PA.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,329 t.(lt) 4,521 t.(fl)
    Length 246'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 22' (max)
    Speed 17 kts. (max)
    Complement 26 civilian mariners, 30 scientific party
    Propulsion diesel-electric, two Caterpillar diesel engines, 3,620hp, two generators, two Westinghouse electric motors, 2,400hp; two auxiliary diesel (for creep speed) 330hp, two propellers
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    USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16)
    Hayes 303k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16), launching at Todd Shipyards, Corp., Seattle, 2 July 1970.
    US Navy photo
    CDR. Louis D. Chirillo USN Ret
    Hayes 360k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway for sea trials, aerial port quarter view, November 1970.
    US Navy photo
    CDR. Louis D. Chirillo USN Ret
    Hayes 256k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway, head on view, sea trials, November 1970.
    US Navy photo
    CDR. Louis D. Chirillo USN Ret
    Hayes 301k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway during sea trials in November 1970, port quarter view.
    US Navy photo
    CDR. Louis D. Chirillo USN Ret
    Hayes 340k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway during sea trials, aerial port bow view, November 1970.
    US Navy photo
    CDR. Louis D. Chirillo USN Ret
    Hayes 41k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway in August 1972, location unknown. Robert Hurst
    Hayes 100k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway, aerial port bow view.
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    Lynch 62k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) underway with USNS Lynch (T-AGOR-7) in foreground. Bill Valashinas
    Hayes 306k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) Welcome Aboard brochure, cover and pages 1 and 2 Carl R Friberg Jr
    Hayes 466k USNS Hayes (T-AGOR-16) Welcome Aboard brochure inside pages 3 through 6 Carl R Friberg Jr
    USNS Hayes (T-AG-195)
    Hayes 70k USNS Hayes (T-AG-195) underway during sea trials, aerial port bow view. This photo shows Hayes in Naval Research Laboratory configuration.
    US Navy photo
    MSC web site
    Hayes 170k Ex-USNS Hayes (T-AG-195) under tow at Hampton Roads, VA., 3 December 2008, after her inactivation on the same date. Ex-Hayes was towed to the Naval Ship Inactive Maintenance Facility, Philadelphia, PA. for lay up. Photo by Mable Clark

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