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USAV GEN. Brehon B. Somervell (LSV-3)

International Radio Call Sign:
Alpha - Alpha - Echo - Echo
Gen. Frank S. Besson Jr. Class Logistics Supply Vessel:
  • Built at Moss Point Marine (VT Halter Marine, Inc.), Pascagoula, MS.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, 26 July 1988
  • Commissioned USAV General Brehon B. Somervell (LSV-3) in 1988
  • Homeport, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
    Displacement 13,910 t.
    Length 273'
    Beam 60'
    Draft 12'
    Speed 12 kts
    Range 14,816
    8 Officers
    23 Enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 2,000 short tons
    Largest Boom Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two Electro motive Diesel engines (EMD) 16-646E2 producing 1,950 horsepower each at 999rpm
    two shafts

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    CW3 Harold C. Clinger 30100301 37k The 8th Theater Sustainment Command officially welcomed the Logistics Support Vessel USAV Gen. Brehon B. Somervell (LSV-3) to its fleet 6 February 2019 during a blessing ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The ceremony not only welcomed the Somervell to its new home at JBPH-H, but also changed its watch back to the mission and requirements of the active Army as part of the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th TSC. Prior to joining the fleet of the 8th TSC, Somervell spent the majority of its Army career under the control of the U.S. Army Reserve.
    US Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.
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