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Prevail (IX-537) - Training Support Vessel (TSV-1)
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USNS Prevail (T-AGOS-8) (1986 - 2003)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Romeo - Whiskey
NYRW
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Stalwart Class Ocean Surveillance Ship:
  • Laid down, 13 March 1985, at Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA.
  • Launched, 7 December 1985
  • Delivered to the Navy, 4 March 1986, assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and placed in service as USNS Prevail (T-AGOS-8)
  • Reclassified Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-537, 17 October 2003
  • Prevail (IX-537) / (TSV-1) is used to support fleet training operations in the Norfolk area
    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 Prevail (T-AGOS-8)
    Prevail 844k A starboard beam view of USNS Prevail (T-AGOS-8) underway 14 November 1986.
    DoD ID: # DN-SC-87-01348
    Robert Hurst
    Prevail 86k USNS Prevail (T-AGOS-8) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    MSC web site
    Prevail (IX-537) / (TSV-1)
    Prevail 497k The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG-61) prepares to conduct a boarding exercise with the training support vessel Prevail (TSV-1). Ramage is participating in Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 08-4 as a part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group.
    US Navy photo # 080721-N-1082Z-042 ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 21, 2008) by MC2 Jason R. Zalasky.
    MSC web site
    Prevail 1291k Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109) board training support ship Prevail (TSV-1) during a boarding exercise. Jason Dunham is a part of Carrier Strike Group 8, which is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in the Atlantic Ocean.
    US Navy photo # 120506-N-OV802-310 ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 6, 2012) by MC2 William Jamieson.
    MSC web site
    Prevail 196k Sailors from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) approach the training support vessel Prevail (TSV-1) during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team training exercise. Carter Hall is participating in Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the East Coast of the U.S. in preparation for a scheduled deployment this spring.
    US Navy photo # 130205-N-XZ031-635 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 5, 2013) by MC3 Chelsea Mandello.
    Lee Wahler
    Prevail 577k Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG-58) board Prevail (TSV-1) during a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise. Laboon is underway conducting composite training unit exercise with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming scheduled deployment.
    US Navy photo # 150109-N-AO823-069 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 10, 2015) by MC3 Michael J. Lieberknecht.
    Lee Wahler
    Prevail 339k Sailors assigned to the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) participate in a visit board search and seizure team training exercise with the training support vessel Prevail (TSV-1). Oak Hill, components of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26 MEU) are conducting a combined composite training unit exercise that is the culmination of training for the Navy-Marine Corps team and will certify them for deployment
    US Navy photo # 171125-N-TJ319-0187 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 25, 2017) by MCSN Jessica L. Dowell.
    Lee Wahler

    There is no DANFS history available for Prevail (T-AGOS-8) at the US Naval Historical Center
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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