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USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124)
MV Richard G. Matthiesen (AOT-1124) (1986 - 2003)

AOT-1121 Champion Class T-5 Tanker:
  • Built in 1985 by American Ship Building Co., Tampa, FL. for Ocean Product Tankers of Houston, Texas, for long-term time charter to MSC
  • Delivered in 1986 and placed in service by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as MV Richard G. Matthiesen (AOT-1124)
  • Purchased by the US Navy in 2003 from Ocean Product Tankers, redesignated, USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124)
  • Scheduled to be returned to the Maritime Administration, 31 March 2011
    Displacement 39,624 t.(fl)
    Length 615'
    Beam 90'
    Draft 24' 8" (mean)
    Speed 16 kts.
    Complement 24
    Cargo Capacity 237,766 bbls
    Armament none
    Propulsionone Sulzer 5RTA 76 diesel; 18,400 hp sustained; 1 shaft

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    MV Richard G. Matthiesen (AOT-1124) - Marad RRF
    Richard G. Matthiesen 70k MV Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124) underway, date and location unknown. Photo by Peter Westdijk
    USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124)
    Richard G. Matthiesen 134k USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124) at anchor, date and location unknown.
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    Military Sealift Command
    Richard G. Matthiesen 1725k USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124) docking at San Diego, May 2009. Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.
    Richard G. Matthiesen 1560k USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124) moored at Rodeo, CA. in the Carquinez Straits, 5 June 2009. Photo by CAPT. Jack C. Goldthorpe, USCG (ret.)

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