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Photographer:Michael Martin [View profile]Title:Texas Clipper IIIAdded:May 19, 2008
Captured:IMO:6706888Hits:2,911
Photo Category: Training Ships
Description:

TS Texas Clipper III, ex USNS Sirius (T-AFS-8) here at the Texas A & M at Galveston Maritime Training Academy dock on 17th May, 2008. Formerly a combat stores ship, she served the US Navy from 1981 to 2005 haven been acquired from the British Royal Navy Auxilliary where she served from 1965 until 1981. Originally laid down in 1965 in Wallsend, at Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Lyness, Scotland.

Principal Particulars:
Call Sign: NPGA
Flag: USA
Home Port: Galveston, Texas
Length = 523 ft
Beam = 72 ft
Depth = 26 ft
Displacement (Full Load) = 16,680 t
(Light) = 10,205 t
Speed = 18 knots
Vessel Identification
Name:Sirius
IMO:6706888
Flag:U.s.a.
MMSI:303930000
Callsign:NPGA
Former name(s):
- Texas Clipper (Until 2011)
- Sirius (Until 2007 Jan)
- Lyness (Until 1997 Apr)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Training Ship
Gross tonnage:14,113 tons
Summer DWT:7,958 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Galveston Tx
Build year:1967
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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