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ST Mount Vernon (AOT-5083)

Mount Washington Class Tanker:
  • Laid down in 1960, as ST Mount Vernon Victory, at Bethlehem Steel Corp. Quincy MA.
  • Launched in 1960
  • Acquired by the US Navy for the Maritime Administration’s Ready Reserve  Force (RRF) in 1988
  • Renamed Mount Vernon and assigned the designation AOT-5083
  • Accepted into the RRF and placed in a retention status at the Beaumont Reserve  Fleet at Beaumont, TX, 31 March 1990
  • Downgraded to National Defense Reserve Fleet  (NDRF) status in fiscal 1995
  • Further downgraded to non-retention  status in October of 2007 
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 22 March 2013, to All Star Metals LLC, withdrawn 22 March 2013
    Displacement 46,000 t.(dwt)
    Length 736'
    Beam 102'
    Draft 40' (max)
    Speed 15.3 kts.
    Cargo Capacity 364,000 bbls fuel oil
    Armament none
    Propulsion Steam turbines, 2 boilers, 1 shaft, 21,500 shp,

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    Mount Vernon 56k ST Mount Vernon (AOT-5083) laid up in reserve at the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, TX., date unknown. MARAD

    There is no DANFS history for ST Mount Vernon (AOT-5083) available at NavSource
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    MARAD Vessel History Database
    National Register Eligibility Assessment

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