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MV Cape Knox (AKR-5082)
Cape K Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship:
Built in 1978 as MV Nedlloyd Rouen, place unknown
Launched, date unknown
Renamed MV Rouen, date unknown
Acquired by the US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, renamed MV Cape Knox, assigned to the Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force
When activated MV Cape Knox (AKR-5082) is one of the Maritime Administrations 31 Roll-on/Roll-off Reserve Force Ships assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) Sealift Program Office
MV Cape Knox is berthed in a layberth at New Orleans in ROS-5 status
Displacement 15,718 t.(lt) 44,466 t.(fl)
Draft 35' (max)
Speed 16.6 kts.
Cargo Capacity (unknown)
Fully Operational Status 25
Reduced Operational Status 9
Propulsion one slow speed diesel engine, one shaft
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||MV Rouen in port Bremerhaven, Germany, December 1987.
||Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus
|MV Cape Knox (AKR-5082) - MARAD RRF
||MV Cape Knox (AKR-5082) underway, date and location unknown.
||MSC web site
||MV Cape Knox (AKR-5082) moored at her lay berth at New Orleans, LA., 23 October 2006, as the Mine warfare ship USS Pelican (MHC-53) departs from Naval Support Activity (NSA) New Orleans. Pelican conducted a three-day port call to New Orleans before returning to her homeport.
U.S. Navy photo 061023-N-6857S-008 by Sam Shore
|Robert M. Cieri
There is no DANFS history for MV Cape Knox (AKR-5082) at NavSource
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Last Updated 26 September 2008
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