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USNS Sealift Antarctic (T-AOT-176)
USNS Sealift Antarctic (T-AO-176)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Yankee - Tango
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Sealift Pacific Class Transport Tanker:
  • Laid down, 15 April 1974, at Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME.
  • Launched, 15 October 1974
  • Delivered to Marine Transport Lines for long term charter to the Military Sealift Command (MSC), 15 August 1975 and placed in service as USNS Sealift Antarctic (T-AO-176)
  • Reclassified Transport Oiler, T-AOT-176, 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 Renata II, re-flagged Maltese
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in July 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 Antarctic 302k USNS Sealift Antarctic (T-AO-176) in the Suez Canal, date unknown.
    Photo by Sami, Port Said, Suez Canal.
    Sharron Cohen
    Sealift Antarctic 84k USNS Sealift Antarctic (T-AO-176) underway, date and location unknown. Gerhard Mueller-Debus

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