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USNS Fast Tempo
MV Fast Tempo (2006 - 2012)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Juliet - Kilo
Crew Boat / Offshore Tug/Supply Ship:
  • Built in 2006,by Breaux Bros. Enterprises, Loreauville, LA.
  • Delivered in 2006 to United Marine Holdings
  • Purchased by US Navy in 2012, designated USNS Fast Tempo
  • Fast Tempo supports the Navy's Offshore Petroleum Distribution System (OPDS) ship USNS Vice Adm. K.R. Wheeler which can deliver 500,000-barrel of petroleum products from up to eight miles offshore through its OPDS pipes
    Displacement 336 t.
    Length 160'
    Beam 30'
    Draft unknown
    Speed 15 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel

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    Fast Tempo 147k USNS Fast Tempo moored pierside in a US port, 12 October 2012 Photo by ©deivid,
    Fast Tempo 51k USNS Fast Tempo under way at sea, 28.972-90.174, 24 May 2006. Photo by ©Peter Dieter Jansen,
    Fast Tempo 89k USNS Fast Tempo in the harbor at Busan, South Korea, 27 May 2017 Photos by ©V. Tonic,
    Fast Tempo 65k
    Fast Tempo 82k

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