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USNS Hershel Woody Williams (T-ESB-4)


Louis B. Puller Class Expeditionary Sea Base:
  • Laid down, 2 August 2016, at General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, CA.
  • Launched, 19 August 2017
  • Expected delivery date 2018
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 785'
    Beam 164'
    Draft 25.5 ft
    Speed 15 kts
    Complement
    CivMar 34
    Armament none
    Cargo Capacities unknown
    Propulsion
    Diesel-electric
    two propellers

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    Hershel W. Williams 114k
    Namesake

    Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams, born 2 October 1923, is a retired United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. He is also the last surviving recipient of the Medal of Honor from that battle.
     
    Hershel W. Williams 80k Hershel Woody Williams (T-ESB-4) launching, 19 August 2017, at General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, CA. Ron Reeves

    There is no DANFS history available for USNS Hershel Woody Williams (T-ESB-4) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD) / Expeditionary Mobile Base (ESB)
    Corporal Hershel W. Williams United States Marine Corp Reserve Medal of Honor Citation
    Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) and Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Program Overviews
    NASCCO Mobile Landing Platform Photo Gallery
    NASSCO Mobile Landing Platform Fact Sheet

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    Last Updated 8 September 2017