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USNS L. Cpl. Roy M. Wheat - IMO 8523137

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Photographer:Arne Luetkenhorst [View profile]Title:USNS L. Cpl. Roy M. WheatAdded:Oct 25, 2007
Photo Category: Auxiliaries
Cagliari Roads 24-08-07
Photo made by my friend Ole Landschoof during his trip with MV MAERSK DIEPPE

U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command
*1970 as GTS Bazaliya by Chernomorskiy Zavod, Mikolayiv, USSR (Ukraine)
conversion by Bender SY, Mobile, AL
completion by Norshipco, Norfolk, VA

Displ.: 48,000 tons full load 1,017 TEU
L: 263.10m B: 30.00m D: 10.70m

2x Gas Turbines 50,000 BHP 22.00kn
Vessel Identification
Name:Lcpl Roy M.wheat
Pennant no.:TAK3016
Former name(s):
- Roy M.wheat (Until 2006 Feb)
- Bazaliya (Until 1997 May)
- Vladimir Vaslyayev (Until 1996 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Logistics Naval Vessel
Gross tonnage:44,301 tons
Summer DWT:29,146 tons
Length:264 m
Beam:30 m
Draught:8.8 m

Additional Information
Build year:1987
AIS Information
Last known position:
36°57’41.56” N, 76°25’3.35” W
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 267° (8°)
Arrival:30th Nov -0001
00:00:00 UTC
Last update:
1 year 1 month ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 May 7th, 07:30:15 UTCSea
2017 May 7th, 07:30:06 UTCNewportnew
2015 August 19th, 17:00:40 UTCJax
2012 April 25th, 09:00:42 UTCHurd
2012 February 20th, 09:00:50 UTCPalma
2012 February 15th, 09:00:27 UTCRhodos
2012 February 10th, 08:00:55 UTCSouda Bay
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J de Nauclér on Jan 11, 2008 01:02 (11 years ago)
Wasn't she built in 1-9-8-7 (not in 1970?) as VLADIMIR VASLJAEV (call signal UYFX). In RS Register book of Ships 1997 one can read following:¨
Volume tonnage: 32264 GT/9679 NT
Weight tonnage: 20075 tonnes deadweight/
35895 tonnes weight fully loaded displacement;
227,34 m LOA/204,00 m ppl
30,04 m breadth
9,88 m draught fully loaded
2 Gas-turbines of mark DI59, made in USSR 1987 for service speed of 24,7 knots making 28 234 kW output power.
Yard no 234
Built at Sudostroitel'nyj Zavod imeni Nosenko, Nikolajev, Ukrainskaja SSR(URSR), SSSR, delivery 8/1987.

Johan de Nauclér
Maritime historian / Sweden
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