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USNS Patuxent TAO201 - IMO 8906614

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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:USNS Patuxent TAO201Added:Mar 03, 2007
Captured:IMO:8906614Hits:971
Location:Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Auxiliaries
Description:
Entering Portsmouth harbour. 3/5/07

USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201)

Underway Replenishment Oilers - T-AO

USNS Patuxent is one of Military Sealift Command's fourteen Fleet Replenishment Oilers and is part of the 39 ships in the Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force. Length: 677 feet, 6 inches Beam: 97 feet, 6 inches Draft: 35 feet

Description
Fourteen underway replenishment oilers are operated by Military Sealift Command and provide underway replenishment of fuel to U.S. Navy ships at sea and jet fuel for aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. Three of the newest MSC underway replenishment oilers have double hulls.

Features
There are stations on both sides of each ship for underway replenishment of fuel and stores.

Background
Fitted with medium-speed diesel propulsion, the delivery of USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) was delayed by the decision to fit double hulls to meet the requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. This modification increased construction time from 32 to 42 months and reduced cargo capacity by 17 percent, although this can be restored in an emergency. Hull separation is 1.83 m at the sides and 1.98 m on the bottom.
Vessel Identification
Name:Patuxent
IMO:8906614
MMSI:367863000
Callsign:NPCZ
Pennant no.:TAO201
Technical Data
Vessel type:Replenishment Vessel
Gross tonnage:25,742 tons
Summer DWT:28,564 tons
Length:206 m
Beam:30 m
Draught:10.5 m

Additional Information
Build year:1995
AIS Information
Last known position:
39°53’18.25” N, 75°11’2.47” W
Status:Moored
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 0° (174°)
Destination:
Location:0
Arrival:30th Nov -0001
00:00:00 UTC
Last update:
15 minutes 45 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 January 25th, 10:00:13 UTCAt Sea
2017 December 20th, 09:00:38 UTCIt Taranto
2017 December 12th, 03:30:43 UTCEg Suez
2015 November 21st, 23:55:32 UTCAllagash
2012 October 30th, 09:00:45 UTCRockland Maine
2012 October 30th, 09:00:39 UTCDamariscotta Maine
2012 October 30th, 09:00:24 UTCDamarscottia Maine
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