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USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5)
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USNS Trenton (JHSV-5) (2014 - 2015)


JHSV-1 Class High-speed Catamaran:
  • Laid down, 10 March 2014, by Austal USA in Mobile, AL.
  • Launched, 30 September 2014
  • Christened USNS Trenton (T-JHSV-5), 10 January 2015
  • Redesignated Expeditionary Fast Transport, T-EPF-5, circa January 2015
  • Accepted by the US Navy Military Sealift Command, 13 April 2015
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,670 t.(lt)
    Length 337' 11"
    Beam 93' 6"
    Draft 12' 7"
    Speed 43 kts
    Complement 22 Civilian Mariners, capable of 42
    Troop Capacity
    104 embarked force berths
    312 embarked seating capacity
    Cargo Capacity 600 short tons in 20,000 sq. ft.
    Aircraft Capacity two helicopters (one medium folded in helo parking area and one on deck)
    Propulsion
    four MTU 20V8000 M71L Diesel engines
    four ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
    four Wartsila WLD 1400 SR waterjets

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    USNS Trenton (JHSV-5)
    Trenton 276k Trenton (JHSV-5) being rolled out of Austal USA’s facility at Mobile, AL., 29 September 2014. Montgomery (LCS-8) is alongside the quay fitting out. In the background at upper right are Jackson (LCS-6) and USNS Fall River (JHSV-4).
    Photo courtesy Austal USA. Caption by Christopher P. Cavas, Intercepts, Defensenews.com
    Lee Wahler
    Trenton
    140930-N-EW716-001 MOBILE, Ala. (Sept. 30, 2014
    261k Supported by a small army of transporters, Trenton (JHSV-5) slowly rolls out from Austal USA’s Assembly Bay 3 onto a deck barge, tended by tugs Scott Quest, Mobile Point and Escambia. To save weight and maintenance, the JHSVs are left unpainted.
    US Navy photo 140930-N-EW716-001 MOBILE, Ala. (Sept. 30, 2014)
    Lee Wahler
    Trenton 95k
    Trenton 392k Floatoff completed, Trenton (JHSV-5) is moved by tugs 30 September back to the shipyard to complete the fitting-out process.
    Photo courtesy Austal USA. Caption by Christopher P. Cavas, Intercepts, Defensenews.com
    Lee Wahler
    USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5)
    Brunswick 196k Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels, USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) and USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) moored at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.
    US Navy photo # 160422-N-CX372-010 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (April 22, 2016) by Brian Suriani
    Lee Wahler
    Trenton 1670k Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels, USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) moored at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.
    US Navy photo # 160422-N-CX372-017 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (April 22, 2016) by Brian Suriani
    Lee Wahler
    Trenton
    161220-N-OH262-162 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Dec. 20, 2016)
    216k USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) gets under way from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. Trenton: departed Virginia to begin her first forward deployment. Trenton deployed in support military operations in the U.S. Sixth Fleet's area of operations.
    US Navy photo # 161220-N-OH262-162 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Dec. 20, 2016) and 161220-N-OH262-141 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Dec. 20, 2016) by Bill Mesta
    Lee Wahler
    Trenton
    161220-N-OH262-141 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Dec. 20, 2016)
    209k
    Trenton 716k USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) entering the port of Piraeus, Greece, 31 January 2017. Photos by George Haralampides
    Trenton 565k
    Trenton 471k USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) moored pierside in the port of Piraeus, Greece, 1 February 2017. Photo by George Haralampides
    Trenton 520k USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) moored pierside in the port of Keratsini, Greece, 6 September 2017. Photo by George Haralampides

    USNS Trenton (JHSV-5)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    U. S. Navy Fact File - Expeditionary Fast Transport
    Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) and Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Program Overviews
    Aerospace & Defense Intelligence Report - Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV)

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