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MV Green Ridge (AK-9655)

Green Ridge Class Logistics Prepositioning Ship:
  • Built in 1979 (place unknown)
  • Green Ridge was under charter to support the US Navy's Fleet Hospital afloat prepositioning mission
  • Green Ridge (AK-9655) carries a 500-bed Navy fleet hospital used to support Fleet and Fleet Marine Forces engaged in combat operations ashore. The hospital materials--comprised of 75 wheeled vehicles, 80 pieces of general cargo and 450 20-foot containers of tents, subsistence and medical supplies
  • Green Ridge (AK-9655) was assigned to Maritime Prepositioning Program Squadron Two and operated out of Diego Garcia
  • Returned to her owners after completion of her MSC charter in late 2001
    Displacement 12,702 t.(lt)
    Length 508'
    Beam 70'
    Draft 34' (max)
    Speed 16 kts.
    Cargo Capacity 62,000 sq. ft. of cargo carrying capacity, or room for 619 20-foot containers
    Armament none
    Complement est. 19 Civilian Mariners
    Propulsion, unknown
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    Green Ridge 51k MV Green Ridge (AK-9655) underway, date and place unknown. MSC web site

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