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USNS Titan (T-AGOS-15)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Echo - Victor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

NOAA Ka'Imimoana (R-333)

International Radio Call Sign:
Whiskey - Tango - Echo - Uniform
Stalwart Class Ocean Surveillance Ship:
  • Laid down, 30 October 1986, at Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, MS.
  • Launched, 18 June 1988
  • Delivered to the Navy, 8 March 1989
  • Assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and placed in service as USNS Titan (T-AGOS-15)
  • Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and transferred to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 31 August 1993
  • Commissioned NOAA Research Ship Ka'Imimoana (R-333), 25 April 1996
    Displacement 1,565 t.(lt) 2,535t.(fl)
    Length 224'
    Beam 43'
    Draft 15'
    Speed 11kts
    Armament none
    Complement 18 Civilian Mariners,15 Navy
    Propulsion diesel-electric, two shafts, 1,600hp

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    Triumph 41k Ex-Titan (T-AGOS-15) in National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration service as the research ship NOAA Ka'Imimoana (R-333) port side (off centerline) view, moored at Bishop Point wharf at the entrance to Pearl Harbor, 6 June 2000.
    US DOD photo # DNSC0205673 by Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret) from the Defense Visual Information Center.
    Peter Westdijk
    Triumph 215k National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration research ship NOAA Ka'Imimoana (R-333) underway, date and location unknown.
    NOAA photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for Titan (T-AGOS-15) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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