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MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051)

International Radio Call Sign:
Whiskey - Mike - Hotel - Foxtrot
WMHF
Cape D Class Roll-on/Roll-off Vehicle Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down in 1972, as MV Barranduna at Eriksberg, Sweden
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered for commercial service, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Maritime Administration (MARAD), date unknown, renamed MV Cape Ducato
  • Assigned to MARAD Ready Reserve Force, (RRF)
  • MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) is one of the Military Sealift Command's (MSC) 31 Roll-on/Roll-off ships and one of the 63 ships of the Sealift Program Office.
  • MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) is laid up as part of the National Defense Reserve Fleet in a layberth at Charleston, S.C. in ROS-5 status
    Specifications:
    Displacement 13,220 t.(lt) 34,617 t.(lt)
    Length 681'
    Beam 97'
    Draft 37' (max)
    Speed 16.2 kts.
    Complement
    Full Operational Status 27
    Reduced Operational Status 9
    Propulsion diesel, single shaft

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    Cape Ducato 34k MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) underway, date and location unknown. MSC web site
    Cape Ducato 108k MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) underway, date and location unknown.MARAD photo Maritime Administration
    Cape Ducato 46k MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) underway, date and location unknown.MARAD photo Maritime Administration
    Cape Ducato 90k MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) underway, date and location unknown.MARAD photo Maritime Administration
    Cape Ducato 77k MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) underway, date and location unknown.MARAD photo Maritime Administration
    Cape Ducato 87k MV Cape Ducato (AKR-5051) underway, date and location unknown.MARAD photo Maritime Administration

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