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USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6)
USNS Brunswick (T-JHSV-6) (2014 - 2015)

EPF-1 Class Expeditionary Fast Transport:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by Austal USA in Mobile, AL.
  • Christened USNS Brunswick (T-JHSV-6), 9 May 2015, at Mobile, AL.
  • Launched, 19 May 2015
  • Delivered, 14 January 2016
    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)
    four MTU 20V8000 M71L Diesel engines
    four ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
    four Wartsila WLD 1400 SR waterjets

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    USNS Brunswick (T-JHSV-6)
    Brunswick 119k Lee Booterbaugh, Ship Sponsor, breaks the traditional bottle of Champagne over the bow of Brunswick (JHSV-6) during the ships' Christening at Austal USA, Mobile, AL., 9 May 2015, and platform participants. Lee Wahler
    Brunswick 168k
    Brunswick 39k Brunswick (JHSV-6) being rolled out of Austal USA’s facility at Mobile, AL., 19 May 2015. Lee Wahler
    Brunswick 392k Floatoff completed, Brunswick (JHSV-6) is moved by tugs 19 May 2015 back to the shipyard to complete the fitting-out process Lee Wahler
    USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6)
    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
    Brunswick 171k USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) docking pierside at Brunswick, GA. during the Blessing of the Fleet, 8 May 2016.
    Photo by Reb1981 (real name unknown).
    Robert Hurst
    Brunswick 244k USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) departs Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach, VA. Brunswick is under way for her first overseas deployment.
    US Navy photo # 170130-N-OH262-976 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Jan. 30, 2017) by Bill Mesta
    Lee Wahler
    Brunswick 230k USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) passes USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) as Brunswick prepares to moor at Guam in support of Pacific Partnership (PP) 2018. PP-18's mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific Region. US Navy photo # 180316-N-ZW825-0149 GUAM (March 16, 2018) by MC1 Byron C. Linder Lee Wahler
    Brunswick 213k U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), center, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship HMCS Vancouver (FFH-331), left, and USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) under way in formation during a passing exercise in support of Pacific Partnership (PP) 2018.
    US Navy photo # 180515-N-RM689-0144 PACIFIC OCEAN (May 15, 2018) by MC2 Kelsey L. Adams
    Lee Wahler
    Brunswick 251k USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) arrives in Sattahip, Thailand, during Pacific Partnership (PP) 2018.
    US Navy photo # 180519-N-OU129-016 SATTAHIP, Thailand (May 19, 2018) by MC2 Joshua Fulton
    Lee Wahler
    Brunswick 233k Sailors attached to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) 1, Detachment Guam, move supplies from Naval Base Guam onboard USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) in preparation for Valiant Shield, 1 September 2018. NCHB 1 Det. Guam, assigned to Commander, Task Force 75, is the Navy's only active duty cargo handling battalion, and is a rapidly deployable operating unit of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, capable of loading and discharging ships and aircraft in all climatic and threat conditions. Valiant Shield is a U.S. only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training in a blue-water environment among U.S. forces. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking, and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas.
    US Navy photo # 180901-N-EE771-1030 GUAM (Sept. 1, 2018) by LT. Mary Smith
    Lee Wahler

    USNS Brunswick (T-JHSV-6 / T-EPF-6)
    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)
    WikiVisualy-Spearhead-Class Expeditionary Fast Transport
    USNS Brunswick Christening Program
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