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(Trident Missile Training Barge)

  • Contract awarded, 10 July 1987
  • Laid down, date unknown, at McDermott Shipyards, Amelia, LA.
  • Delivered and placed in service, 1 April 1988, at Naval Weapons Station Charleston, S.C.
  • IX-516 sunk during Hurricane Hugo in September 1989
  • Refloated by Grapple (ARS-53)
  • Status, active in service
    Displacement 3,122 t.(lt) 3,476 t.(fl)
    Length 303'
    Beam 90'
    Draft unknown
    Complement none
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    138k IX-516 being moved by tugboats, date and location unknown.
    Photo from contributed by Zane Johnson

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