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USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7)

EPF-1 Class Expeditionary Fast Transport:
  • Laid down, 31 July 2015, by Austal USA in Mobile, AL.
  • Accepted by the Navy 24 June 2016 for operational testing and shakedown
  • Successfully completed acceptance trials, 26 January 2017
    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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    Carson City 231k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) arrives at Naval Station Newport in preparation for the Chief of Naval Operations' 22nd International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, 16 September 2016.
    US Navy photo # 160916-N-CS971-164 by Haley Nace.
    Robert Hurst
    Carson City 259k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) arrives at Baltimore's Inner Harbor during "Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore" (MFW-ASB), 12 October 2016.
    US Navy Photo # 161012-N-ZN152-034 by MC1 Ernest R. Scott.
    Robert Hurst
    Carson City 189k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) under way after completing her official acceptance trials, 26 January 2017.
    USN Photo.
    Robert Hurst
    Carson City 154k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) moored on the breakwater at Ponta Delgata, Azores Islands, 2 September 2017. Photo by Carlos Manuel Estrela
    Carson City 379k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) moored pierside in the Port of Keratsini, Greece, 27 September 2017. Photo by George Haralampides
    Carson City 475k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) departing the Port of Keratsini, Greece, 28 September 2017. Photo by George Haralampides
    Carson City 266k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) participates in mine countermeasure exercises in the Baltic Sea during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region and one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe that is designed to enhance the flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations.
    US Navy Photo # 180611-N-PF515-007 BALTIC SEA, Denmark (June 11, 2018) by MCC America A. Henry
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 261k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7), right and the Royal Norwegian Navy HNoMS Olav Tryggvason (A536) participate in mine countermeasure exercises in the Baltic Sea during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018.
    US Navy Photo # 180611-N-PF515-002 RAVLUNDA, Sweden (June 11, 2018)
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 187k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) conducts small boat operations with a rigid-hull inflatable boat from the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23) in the Mediterranean Sea, 20 Oct. 2018. Anchorage and embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations as a crisis response force in support of regional partners as well as to promote U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
    US Navy Photo # 181020-N-PH222-1771 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 20, 2018) by MC3 Ryan M. Breeden
    Lee Wahler

    USNS Carson City (T-EFP-7)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    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
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