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ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076)

Mount Washington Class Tanker:
  • Laid down in 1963, as ST Mount Washington, at Bethlehem Steel Corp. Quincy MA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and delivered to Mount Washington Tanker Co, 31 October 1963
  • Title transferred to the Maritime Commission (Exchange Program), 5 November 1987
  • Assigned to the Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force, date unknown
  • ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) is one of the Military Sealift Command's thirteen Common User Tankers and one of the 90 RRF ships in the Sealift Program Office (PM5)
  • Downgraded in April 2005 to laid up in in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
  • Further downgraded to non-retention status in October 2007
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping at Brownsville, TX., withdrawn for the Reserve Fleet, 18 November 2013
    Displacement 65,800 t.(fl)
    Length 736'
    Beam 102'
    Draft 40' (max)
    Speed 15.3 kts.
    Complement 38, Reduced Operational Status (ROS) 9
    Cargo Capacity 364,000 bbls fuel oil
    Armament none
    Propulsion Steam turbines, 2 boilers, 1 shaft, 21,500 shp,

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    Mount Washington 86k ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) being moved by tugs, date and location unknown.
    MARAD photo
    MSC web site
    Mount Washington 55k ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) in her layberth at Houston, TX, date unknown. Maritime Administration
    Mount Washington 94k ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) in the Miraflores Locks while transiting the Panama Canal in February 1980. Photo by W.D. Wigglesworth
    Mount Washington 1779k Ex-ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) under tow while transiting the Panama Canal enroute to Brownsvile, TX. for scrapping. 20 January 2014. Photos by Philip Smith
    Mount Washington 298k
    Mount Washington 236k
    Mount Washington 186k
    Mount Washington 166k
    Mount Washington 260k Ex-ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) moored at Brownsville, TX. awaiting scrapping, 17 March 2014. Photos by Christopher Holley
    Mount Washington 236k

    There is no DANFS history for ST Mount Washington (AOT-5076) available at NavSource
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    MARAD Vessel History Database
    National Register Eligibility Assessment

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