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Created: 2021-09-20 11:39:56 PM
Last Edited: 2021-12-06 4:54:12 PM




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H.H. Hess (1989/09)
  IMO: 6419758  
Details/Construction
Builder:National Steel& Shipbuilding CompanyLocation:San Diego, California, United StatesHull #:336
Design:C4-S-1sa
Keel Layed:1963/08/10Launched:1964/05/30Commissioned:1965/03/12
Propulsion
As builtType:2 General Electric steam turbine enginesOutput:14160 kW (19250 shp) - 20.0 Knots
Manufacturer:General Electric Company - Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Dimensions
Year: 1978Length:171.81 m (563.7 ft)Gross Tonnage:12440
Breadth:23.22 m (76.2 ft)Net Tonnage:7457
Depth:13.57 m (44.5 ft)Dead Weight:14984
Change Description:Converted from a refrigerated general cargo ship to an oceanographic survey ship in 1978
Owner HistoryFleet History
OwnerManagerFromUntil
American Mail Line Ltd. - USA19651974
United States GovernmentMilitary Sealift Command - USA19742011
FleetFromUntil
Name HistoryRegistration History
NameUntil
Canada Mail1977
H.H. Hess2011/02
NumberPortCall SignMMSIFromUntil
US 297570 Portland, Oregon, United States 1965 1977
AGS-38 San Francisco, California, United States NUVD 1977 2011/02
Disposition
Description/LocationScrapped at Brownsville, Texas by Esco Marine.
Arrival at Yard2011/02/18Beached:Work Began:
LostDate:

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