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USNS 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011)
MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) (1986 - 2006)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - November - Juliet - Lima
Maritime Prepositioning Force Containers, RO/RO and LMSR Ship:
  • Built by General Dynamics Quincy Shipbuilding Division, Quincy, MA.
  • Acquired by the Navy under a long-term charter, 6 March 1986
  • Placed in service under the direction of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) to be operated by American Overseas Marine Corporation
  • MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) is one of the Military Sealift Command's seventeen Container & Roll-on/Roll-off Ships and is part of the 36 ships in the Prepositioning Program
  • MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) is assigned to Maritime Prepositioning Program Squadron Three under the operational control of MSC Pacific and is continuously on the move traveling from port to port in the Pacific area.
  • Purchased by the US Navy Military Sealift Command, 17 January 2006
  • Designated USNS 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011)
    Displacement 19,588 t.(lt), 40.846 t.(fl)
    Length 673'
    Beam 105'
    Draft 34' 6" (max)
    Speed 17.7 kts.
    Cargo Capacity 162,500 sq. ft. vehicle, 1,605,000 gallons petroleum, 81,700 gallons water, 522 TEU
    Container Capacity 578 (41 Refer)
    JP-5 Capacity 1.43 Million Gals/34,101 BBLS
    MOGAS 8,800 Gals
    Potable Water (storage capacity) 98,994 Gals/2,357 BBLS
    Crane Lifting Capacity 1 single FWD 39 Tons, 1 twin center 39 Tons, EA 1 twin aft 39 tons each
    Stern Ramp 60/39 Tons P/S
    Lighterage 2 LCM-8, 1 SLWT, 4 CSP, 4 CSNP
    Fuel Hose Reels 2
    Water Hose Reel 1
    Bunker Capacity 23,206 BBLS
    RO/RO Capacity 152,185 SQFT
    Water Production (Daily) 25,000 Gals
    Armament none
    Aircraft helicopter platform only
    Complement Civilian Mariners, 7 officers, 30 crew, 25 civilian maintenance, 8 Navy
    Endurance 11,107 NM
    Propulsion 2 Stork Werkspoor medium-speed diesel propulsion engines, 26, 400 bhp, single shaft, 1,000 hp bow thruster

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    MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) - MSC Charter
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 59k MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) at anchor, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    MSC web site
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 75k MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) at anchor, date and location unknown.
    AMSEA photo.
    Global Security web site
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus
    85k MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) at anchor, date and location unknown. Nicholas Tiberio
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 70k MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) operated by the Military Sealift Command and flagship for Maritime Prepositioning Squadron Three, anchors off the coast of Chuk Samet, Sattahip, Thailand, to offload Side Loading Warping Tugs (SLWT), lighterage, and other various equipment in support of Exercise Cobra Gold 2002, 1 May 2002. Cobra Gold 2002 is the 21st U.S. Pacific Command exercise conducted in Thailand demonstrating the ability of U.S. forces to deploy rapidly and conduct Joint-Combined Operations with the Thai and Singapore armed forces.
    US Navy photo # 020501-N-9818S-005 by PH2 Jennifer A. Smith.005] May 1, 2002
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 173k MV 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (AK-3011) pulls into Pyongtaek Port, South Korea, 8 March 2004, to begin the unloading of equipment for annual training for the U.S. Marine Corps on the Korean Peninsula.
    US Marine Corps photo # 040308-M-0000K-002 Pyongtaek Port, Republic of Korea (Mar. 8, 2004) by Lance Cpl. Chris Korhonen.
    Navy Newsstand
    USNS 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011)
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 456k USNS 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011) receives cargo from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Marine Corps at Blount Island Command. USAID provided more than 120 pallets of relief supplies and 400 bottles of propane. The Marine Corps cargo included vehicles and heavy equipment to support the distribution of supplies, water production, water distribution and fuel distribution. The Marines also provided limited earth-moving equipment, electrical-producing equipment, limited lumber, building materials, and medical supplies. The ship and supplies are bound for Haiti as part of Operation Unified Response following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake near Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010.
    US Navy photo # 100118-N-1522S-500 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan 18, 2010) by MC2 Leah Stiles.
    Lee Wahler
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 8075k Sailors and Marines offload Humvees from USNS 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011) onto a causeway ferry as they perform a maritime prepositioning force offload during exercise Freedom Banner at Sattahip Naval Base.
    US Marine Corps. photo # 110125-M-3989H-040 SATTAHIP, Thailand (Jan. 25, 2011) by Pfc. Nathaniel Henry.
    Lee Wahler
    1st. Lt. Jack Lummus 253k USNS 1st. Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011) arrives at Subic Bay in preparation for exercise Balikatan 16. The exercise, in its 32nd iteration, is scheduled to take place on the Philippine islands of Luzon, Palawan, and Panay and is an annual bilateral exercise that involves U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines personnel and subject matter experts from Philippine Civil Defense agencies.
    US Navy. photo # 160329-N-IX266-001 OLONGAPO, Philippines (March 29, 2016) by Grady T. Fontana.
    Lee Wahler

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    First Lieutenant Jack Lummus United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor Citation
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    Defense Video Imagery Distribution System - USNS 1st Lt. Jack Lummus (T-AK-3011)
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