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MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961)


Cape W Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship:
  • Laid down in 1982 as MV Hual Transporter, by Stocznia im Komuny Paryskiej
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered for commercial service, date unknown, to Grace Marine Co. S.A.
  • Acquired, 7 April 1993, by the US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration
  • Renamed MV Cape Washington, 1 January 1994
  • Assigned to the Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force, 5 April 1994 as MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961)
  • When activated MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) 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 Washington is laid in a layberth at Baltimore, MD. in ROS-5 status
    Specifications:
    Displacement 22,145 t.(lt) 53,500 t.(fl)
    Length 697'
    Beam 106'
    Draft 38'
    Speed 14.7 kts.
    Complement 27 civilian mariners
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, single propeller

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    Cape Washington 86k MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) underway, date and location unknown. MARAD photo. US Maritime Administration
    Cape Washington 85k MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) underway, date and location unknown. MARAD photo. US Maritime Administration
    Cape Washington 73k MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) underway, date and location unknown. MARAD photo. US Maritime Administration
    Cape Washington 71k MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) underway, date and location unknown. MARAD photo. US Maritime Administration
    Cape Washington 66k MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) underway, date and location unknown. MARAD photo. US Maritime Administration
    Cape Washington 77k MV Cape Washington (AKR-9961) underway, date and location unknown. MARAD photo. US Maritime Administration

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