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ST Mission Buenaventura (AOT-1012)
American Osprey Class Tanker:
Built, date unknown, as ST Spirit of Liberty by Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point Yard, Baltimore, MD
Completed and delivered, 1 October 1968, to Keystone Tankers for charter to the US Navy, Military Sea Transportation Service
Purchased by the US Navy in May 1987 for the Maritime Administrationís Ready Reserve Force (RRF) renamed Mission Buenaventura (AOT-1012)
Downgraded from the RRF, 31 July 31, 2004
Designated for disposal in 2006.
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 1 October 2012, for $848,472, to All Star Metals, Brownsville, TX., removed 17 October 2012
Displacement 21,521 t.(lt) 45,877 t.(fl)
Length 661' 1"
Beam 89' 9"
Draft 36' 6"
Speed 16.5 kts.
Officer 9 Civilian mariners
Seaman 17 Civilian mariners
Cargo Capacity 334,733 Bbls
two Combustion Engineering boilers
two Bethlehem turbines; 10,935 hp
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||ST Mission Buenaventura (AOT-1012) laid up in reserve the National Defense Reserve Fleet Beaumont, TX. in January 2009
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