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USNS Newport (T-EPF-12)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - November - Papa - Tango
EPF-1 Class Expeditionary Fast Transport:
  • Laid down, 29 January 2019, at Austal USA in Mobile, AL.
  • Christened,
  • Launched, 20 February 2020
  • Completed integrated sea trials, 30 July 2020
  • Scheduled delivery date end of 2020
    Displacement 1,670 t.(lt)
    Length 337' 11"
    Beam 93' 6"
    Draft 12' 7"
    Speed 43 kts
    Complement 22 Civilian Mariners, capable of 42
    Troop Capacity
    104 embarked force berths
    312 embarked seating capacity
    Cargo Capacity 600 short tons in 20,000 sq. ft.
    Aircraft Capacity two helicopters (one medium folded in helo parking area and one on deck)
    four MTU 20V8000 M71L Diesel engines
    four ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
    four Wartsila WLD 1400 SR waterjets

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    Newport 245k Graphic illustration of the future Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship USNS Newport (T-EPF 12).
    US Navy illustration 180213-N-BB269-001 WASHINGTON (Feb. 13, 2018) by MC1 Raymond Diaz
    Lee Wahler
    287k Charlotte Dorrance Marshall, left, ship sponsor for the future USNS Newport (T-EPF-12), authenticates the keel plate of the ship with the assistance of Austal USA welder Cristian Manzano at Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, 29 January 29 2019. Marshall welded her first initial into an aluminum plate that will be fastened within the hull of the ship.
    US Navy photo # 190129-N-BR740-1043 MOBILE, Ala. (Jan. 29, 2019) by Samantha Crane)
    Tommy Trampp
    131k Roll out and launch of the future Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship USNS Newport (T-EPF 12), at Austal USA in Mobile, AL., 20 February 2020.
    Austal US Navy photo.
    Lee Wahler
    Tommy Trampp
    94k USNS Newport underway during integrated sea trials, July 2020.
    Austal photo.
    Lee Wahler

    There is no DANFS history available for USNS Newport (T-EPF-12) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    U. S. Navy Fact File - Expeditionary Fast Transport
    Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) and Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Program Overviews
    Aerospace & Defense Intelligence Report - Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV)
    WikiVisualy-Spearhead-Class Expeditionary Fast Transport
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