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USNS Black Powder (T-AGSE-1)



Submarine Support Vessel:
  • Built in 2009 by Leevec Industries, Jennings, LA. for Hornbeck Offshore
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, 14 October 2009
  • Chartered by the US Navy Military Sealift Command, contractor operated and controlled
  • Placed in service as HOS Black Powder
  • Purchased by the US Navy 2015, Designated (T-AGSE-1), 2015
  • USNS Black Powder (T-AGSE-1) supports the US Navy's Submarine and Special Warfare programs
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,428 gross tons.
    Length 250'
    Beam 54'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 14 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion
    two Caterpiller 3516 Diesel engines
    three Caterpiller C18 Diesel-electric engines
    two propellers, 3,000shp

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    Black Powder 227k HOS Black Powder underway, date and location unknown.
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