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USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF 13)

EPF-1 Class Expeditionary Fast Transport:
  • Laid down, 22 January 2021, at Austal USA in Mobile, AL.
  • Christened, 13 November 2021
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Deliverd to the U.S. Navy, 16 February 2023
    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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    113k Graphic illustration of the future Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF 13).
    US Navy illustration
    56k USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF 13) keel laying ceremony, 22 January 2021 at at Austal USA in Mobile, AL.
    Austal USA photo
    140k USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF 13) was christened 13 November 2021. The Honorable Kelly Loeffler, ship sponsor, performed the ceremonial bottle break over the bow of the ship,
    Austal USA photo
    Dale Hargrave

    There is no DANFS history available for USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF-13) 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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