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USNS Sealift Arctic (T-AOT-175)
USNS Sealift Arctic (T-AO-175)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Sealift Pacific Class Transport Tanker:
  • Laid down, 1 February 1974, at Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME.
  • Launched, 1 August 1974
  • Delivered to Marine Transport Lines for long term charter to the Military Sealift Command (MSC), 22 May 1975 and placed in service as USNS Sealift Arctic (T-AO-175)
  • Reclassified Transport Oiler, T-AOT-175, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and sold for commercial service, 4 April 1995, to Unideal Navitankers Management, Athens, Greece, renamed MT Vandou, re-flagged, Panamanian
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 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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    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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