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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
Christened USNS Hershel Woody Williams (T-ESB-4), 21 October 2017, at General Dynamicís NASSCO, San Diego, CA.
Expected delivery date August 2018
Draft 25.5 ft
Speed 15 kts
Cargo Capacities unknown
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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 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
Last Updated 20 October 2017
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