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MV Kellie Chouest

Chouest Class Deep Submergence Elevator Support Ships (DSESS):
  • Built by North American Shipbuilding, Larouse, LA, for Edison Chouest Offshore
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, February 1996
  • Leased to the US Navy Military Sealift Command, contractor operated and controlled
  • MV Kellie Chouest is assigned to COMSUBDEVRON FIVE for deep water research, rescue and salvage missions
    Displacement 1,575 t. (fl)
    Length 310'
    Beam 52'
    Draft 15'
    Speed 13 kts.
    15 civilian
    40 military
    Armament none
    Propulsion two 2,000 hp EMD-645-E5 Diesel engines

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    Kellie Chouest 68k MV Kellie Chouest at sea, 18 September 2012, location unknown.
    US Navy (MSC) photo
    Robert Hurst
    Kellie Chouest 89k MV Kellie Chouest underway, date and location unknown. Robert Hurst
    Kellie Chouest
    46k MV Kellie Chouest underway, at Norfolk, VA., 14 October 2010
    Marine Traffic ©Charles Struthers
    Robert Hurst

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