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USNS Meteor - IMO 8450677

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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:USNS MeteorAdded:Jul 29, 2015
Captured:July 29, 2015IMO:8450677Hits:1,328
Location:Benicia, United States
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
Description:
USNS Meteor (T-AKR-9) retired
mothballed ship going through the Carquinez Strait for its last trip with several tugs assisting

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Vessel Identification
Name:Meteor
IMO:8450677
Flag:U.s.a.
MMSI:366657000
Callsign:KXEK
Pennant no.:T-AKR-9
Former name(s):
- Sea Lift (Until 1977)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Vehicles Carrier
Gross tonnage:16,658 tons
Summer DWT:12,326 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Norfolk Va
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1967
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Oldkayaker on Jul 30, 2015 16:38 (3 years ago)
Mothball fleet in the Suisun Bay is now down in the single digit size.
WadeArmstrong on Jul 30, 2015 00:18 (3 years ago)
Aloha, Meteor. I was Third Mate and Second Mate on Meteor 35 years ago.
Oldkayaker on Jul 29, 2015 21:31 (3 years ago)
More about the USNS Meteor (T-AKR-9) retired: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USNS_Sea_Lift_(T-LSV-9)
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