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USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Victor - Yankee
NKVY

NOAA MacArthur II (R-330)


International Radio Call Sign:
Whiskey - Tango - Echo - Juliet
WTEJ
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Stalwart Class Ocean Surveillance Ship:
  • Laid down, 26 January 1985, at Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA.
  • Launched, 16 July 1985
  • Delivered to the Navy, 26 November 1985, assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and placed in service as USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7)
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 2 December 2002
  • Transferred, 9 December 2002 to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Renamed MacArthur II, 20 May 2003, homeported at Seattle, WA.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,565 t.(lt) 2,535t.(fl)
    Length 224'
    Beam 43'
    Draft 15'
    Speed 11kts
    Armament none
    Complement 18 Civilian Mariners,15 Navy
    Propulsion diesel-electric, two shafts, 1,600hp

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    USNS Indomitable (AGOS-7)
    Indomitable 113k USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7) underway while departing Seattle, date unknown.
    US Navy photo
    MSC web site
    Indomitable 2627k USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7) moored at the Robinson Freight Terminal, Alexandria, VA., 24 May 1998.
    US Navy photo taken by Don S. Montgomery, USN Ret. DOD image # DN-ST-02-05-860.
    Robert Hurst
    Indomitable 236k Bow view of USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7) moored at the Robinson Freight Terminal, Alexandria, VA., 24 May 1998.
    US Navy photo taken by Don S. Montgomery, USN Ret. DOD image # DN-ST-02-05862.
    National Museum of the US Navy
    Indomitable 241k USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7) sails south after departing Alexandria, VA., 26 May 1998.
    US Navy photo taken by Don S. Montgomery, USN Ret. DOD image # DN-ST-02-05866.
    National Museum of the US Navy
    NOAA Ship MacArthur II (R-334)
    Vindicator 53k Ex-USNS Indomitable (T-AGOS-7) underway as NOAA Research Ship, MacArthur II (R-330), date and location unknown.
    NOAA photo
    NOAA web site
    Vindicator 280k NOAA Research Ship, MacArthur II (R-330) underway, date and location unknown.
    NOAA photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for Indomitable (T-AGOS-7) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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