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Photographer:MattyBoy [View profile]Title:USS Swift HSV2Added:Jul 21, 2017
Captured:July 03, 2017IMO:9283928Hits:4,478
Location:Eleusis, Greece
Photo Category: Casualties
I took this photo from a bus as we passed the ship repair facility in Eleusis.
Is she military? She has grey paint or is that the result of a fire or a sinking?

Location updated. Thanks to Aleksi & Peter for informatics.
Vessel Identification
Pennant no.:HSV2
Former name(s):
- Hsv 2 Swift (Until 2014 Sep)
- Swift (Until 2013 Mar)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Logistics Naval Vessel
Gross tonnage:5,936 tons
Summer DWT:700 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2003
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (6)

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rd77 on Jul 24, 2017 10:17 (1 year ago)
I wonder if they are capable of fixing this themselves. When the HIGHSPEED 5 (now HIGHSPEED 7) burned out, it was sent to Fincantieri for a rebuild:
MattyBoy on Jul 21, 2017 16:32 (1 year ago)
I did wonder that and besides you are right- anything that floats & arrives in Greece is usually converted into a ferry. That's how industrious the Greeks are.
rd77 on Jul 21, 2017 11:52 (1 year ago)
Matty, my guess is that the USN operated her for the UAE. In any case, she will now be rebuilt for commercial service for Seajets of Greece.
MattyBoy on Jul 21, 2017 11:23 (1 year ago)
Is she still the USS SWIFT or was she handed over to UAE? It's not clear in the report.
MattyBoy on Jul 21, 2017 11:14 (1 year ago)
Thanks Cody. I appreciate that. Never heard that in the news.I must have been on vacation around that time.
Cody Williams on Jul 21, 2017 11:02 (1 year ago)
Hi MattyBoy, I think that's HSV-2 Swift. She fell victim to a rocket attack.
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