Saturday, May 29, 2010

New US Army Tug Boat.


United States Army Vessel Col. Seth Warner moored in port at Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait.
Date: 05.29.2010
Posted: 05.29.2010 05:45
Photo ID: 284274
VIRIN: 100529-O-9999P-001
Location: Kuwait Naval Base, KW

Stats via nafts.net.
MGen. Nathanael Greene class large coastal tugs (6 ships)

Displacement: 924 tons full load
Dimensions: 128 x 36 x 16 feet/39 x 11 x 4.9 meters
Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,550 bhp, 12 knots
Crew: 24
Notes: A new class of large tugs built for US Army service, primarily intended to assist in docking of transports.
Builders: Hulls of LT 801-805 and components of LT 806 by Robert E. Derecktor, Middletown, RI; all completed by Trinity/Halter Marine, Moss Point, MS.

5 comments:

  1. No that Cherokee is a beauty. Now put a 6 inch suspension lift on it and you're cooking with gas!

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  2. Who sailed it from fort Eustis to Kuwaiit?

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  3. i'm not sure but i think they bring them over on MSC ships.

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  4. I'm surprised that they have only 2,550 HP. Or is it 2,550 HP per shaft?

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