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MV Dolores Chouest
Deep Submergence Elevator Support Ships (DSESS):
Built by North American Shipbuilding, Larouse, LA, for Edison Chouest Offshore
Launched, 28 November 2006
Delivered, 15 February 2007
Leased to the US Navy Military Sealift Command, contractor operated and controlled
MV Dolores Chouest provides the following services to the US Navy:
surrogate ship, to DSV Alvin class submersibles and other military rescue ships
surface support for;
special warfare exercise missions
submarine sea trials/deep dives
mine recovery operations (inert mines only)
unmanned vehicle operations
mother ship support for submarine rescue chamber operations
Displacement 1500 t. (fl)
Speed 13 kts.
two Diesel engines
two shafts, 2,250 bhp
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||MV Dolores Chouest under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
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||MV Dolores Chouest under way, 31 May 2012, location unknown.
US Navy (MSC) photo
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Last Updated 10 February 2017
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