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USNS Sealift Indian Ocean (T-AOT-171)
USNS Sealift Indian Ocean (T-AO-171)

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National Defense Service Medal

Sealift Pacific Class Transport Tanker:
  • Laid down, 1 January 1974, at Todd Shipyards, San Pedro, CA..
  • Launched, 1 July 1974
  • Delivered to Marine Transport Lines for long term charter to the Military Sealift Command (MSC), 28 August 1975 and placed in service as USNS Sealift Indian Ocean (T-AO-171)
  • Reclassified Transport Oiler, T-AOT-171, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and sold for merchant service, 2 May 1995, to Unideal Navitankers Management, Athens, Greece, renamed MT Santa Anna, re-flagged Panamanian
  • Final Disposition, scrapped, June 2000
    Displacement 6,487 t(lt) 31,780 t(fl)
    Length 587'
    Beam 84'
    Draft 35' (max.)
    one Enterprise Diesel engine
    single propeller, 14,000shp

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    Sealift Indian Ocean 45k USNS Sealift Indian Ocean (T-AOT-171) drydocked, at NORSHIPCO, Norfolk, VA, date unknown. Maritime Administration
    Sealift Indian Ocean 84k USNS Sealift Indian Ocean (T-AOT-171) under way, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Robert Hurst
    Sealift Indian Ocean 129k USNS Sealift Indian Ocean (T-AOT-171) under way, 27 December 1980, location unknown.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 93725". Courtesy William H. Davis, 1982.
    Robert Hurst

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