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USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Charlie - Yankee
NCCY
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
    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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    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
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    262k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) underway in the Ionian Sea, 3 March 2018. Carson City is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to advance security and stability in the region. US Navy Photo #'s
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    180303-N-JI086-253 IONIAN SEA (MAR. 3, 2018,
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    180303-N-JI086-320 IONIAN SEA (MAR. 3, 2018 and
    180303-N-JI086-331 IONIAN SEA (MAR. 3, 2018 by MC3 Ford Williams
    Robert Hurst
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    Carson City 187k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) at in Eckernförde, Germany, 28 May 2018.
    Photo taken by Mef.ellingen.
    Robert Hurst
    Carson City 306k Vice Adm. Lisa M. Franchetti, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Force NATO (STRIKFORNATO), and Rear Adm. Guy Robinson, OBE, Royal Navy, deputy commander, STRIKFORNATO, visits the crew of USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) in Bornholm Island, Denmark, 9 June, 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 enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations.
    US Navy Photo # 180609-N-XT273-881 BOENHOLM island Denmark (June 11, 2018) by MC1 Justin Stumberg
    Robert Hurst
    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) by MCC America A. Henry
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 243k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) 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-PF515-003 RAVLUNDA, Sweden (June 11, 2018) by MCC America A. Henry
    Robert Hurst
    Carson City 196k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) underway in the Black Sea 15 August 2018.
    US Navy Photo # 180815-N-RG482-438 BLACK SEA (Aug. 15, 2018) by MC1 Kyle Steckler
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 252k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) moored pierside in Constanta, Romania, 27 August 2018.
    US Navy Photo # 180827-N-RG482-133 CONSTANTA, Romania (Aug. 27, 2018) by MC1 Kyle Steckler
    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
    Carson City 212k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) arrives in Dakar, Senegal for the first port visit of its Africa Partnership Station Gulf of Guinea deployment, July 6, 2019. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnership and U.S. commitment to West African through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach. APS is NAVAF's flagship maritime security cooperation program focusing on maritime safety and security through increased maritime awareness, response capabilities, and infrastructure.
    US Navy Photo # 190706-N-N0901-0005 DAKAR, Senegal (July 6, 2019) by YNC Yonet Garcia
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 154k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) arrives in Sekondi, Ghana, in support of her Africa Partnership Station deployment, July 21, 2019. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnerships and U.S. commitment to West African countries through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach.
    US Navy Photo # 190721-N-N0901-0012 SEKONDI, Ghana (July 21, 2019) by John McAninley
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 190k USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) shifts colors as she moors in Sekondi, Ghana, 21 July 2019. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnerships and U.S. commitment to West African countries through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach
    US Navy Photo # 190721-N-EV253-0023 SEKONDI, Ghana (July 21, 2019) by MC2 Sara Eshleman
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 254k The Cape Verdean coast guard patrol craft Badejo (P-263) maneuvers around USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) during a subject matter expert exchange in Mindelo, Cabo Verde, Aug. 9, 2019. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnerships and U.S. commitment to West African countries through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach.
    US Navy Photo # 190809-N-EV253-0377 MINDELO, Cabo Verde (Aug. 9, 2019) by MC2 Sara Eshleman
    Lee Wahler
    Carson City 261k U.S. Navy Sailors discuss small boat maintenance while working aboard the Cabo Verde coast guard patrol craft Espadarte (P 151) in front of USNS Carson City (T-EPF-7) in Mindelo, Cabo Verde, Aug. 9, 2019.
    US Navy Photo # 190809-N-UN744-0011 MINDELO, Cabo Verde (Aug. 9, 2019) by MCC Travis Simmons
    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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