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USNS Loyal (T-AGOS-22)

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

Navy Unit Commendation - National Defense Service Medal

Victorious Class Ocean Surveillance Ship:
  • Laid down, 7 October 1991, at Mc Dermott Shipyards, Morgan City, LA.
  • Launched, 19 September 1992
  • Delivered to the Navy, 1 July 1993
  • Assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Special Missions Program
  • Placed in service as USNS Loyal (T-AGOS-22)
    Displacement 3,100 t.(lt) 3,384 t.(fl)
    Length 234'
    Beam 93' 6"
    Draft 25' (max)
    Speed 10 kts (3 kts when towing array)
    Civilian mariners 19 - 22
    Navy personnel 15
    Technicians 5
    Diesel-electric, two shafts, 1,600shp
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    Loyal 83k USNS Loyal (T-AGOS-22) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    MSC web site
    Loyal 634k USNS Loyal (T-AGOS-22) sits moored to the pier at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka. The Victorious-class ocean surveillance ship arrived in Yokosuka to take shelter from a typhoon.
    US Navy photo # 070802-N-5253W-001 Yokosuka, Japan (Aug. 2, 2007)
    Lee Wahler

    USNS Loyal (T-AGOS-22)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    US Navy Fact File - Ocean Surveillance Ships - T-AGOS
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