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USNS Yukon (T-AOT-152)
USNS Yukon (T-AO-152)

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Maumee Class Fleet Oiler:
  • Laid down, 16 May 1957 as Yukon, a Maritime Administration type (T3-S-12a) tanker hull, under Maritime Administration contract (MA hull 41) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp, Pascagoula, MS.
  • Launched, 16 March 1956
  • Placed in service by the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS Yukon (T-AO-152)
  • Operated for MSTS by Marine Transport Lines under a long-term consecutive-voyage charter
  • Redesignated Transport Oiler (T-AOT-152), date unknown
  • Placed out of service and laid up as part of the Navy's Ready Reserve Force (RRF), 20 October 1985
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 April 1992
  • Custody transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 18 September 1995, by the (DRMS) Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
    Displacement 7,814 t.(lt) 32,950 t.(fl)
    Length 614' 6"
    Beam 83' 6"
    Draft 32'
    Speed 18 kts
    Complement 52
    Armament none
    Cargo Capacity 190,000-bbls
    Propulsion steam turbine, single shaft
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    Yukon - Is a major watercourse of northwestern North America. From its source in British Columbia, Canada, it flows through Canada's territory of Yukon. The lower half of the river continues westwards through Alaska. The river is 1,980 mi) long and empties into the Bering Sea at the Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta. (Wilipedia)
    Photo - The Yukon River, as seen from the Midnight Dome in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. Taken in August, 2012. ©User name - Iforgotmylegs
    Map - Yukon River drainage basin - US Government map
    Tommy Trampp
    Yukon 35k Yukon (T-AO-152) underway, date and place unknown. US Maritime Administration

    USNS Yukon (T-AO-152 / T-AOT-152)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    Fleet Tankers Association
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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