1981    


Support Ship Sirius class

Former Royal Fleet Auxiliary Combat Stores Ships purchased by the United States Military Sealift Command (USMSC)

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170crew
10205light (tn)
16880full load (tn)
159length (m)
22beam (m)
7.90draught (m)
18max speed (knots)
1Naval Engine diesel

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    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 22
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky s-70 H-60 02
US United States Naval Aviation SNIA sa330 puma 10

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USUS NavyT-AFS-8USNS SiriusNPGA19812005
USUS NavyT-AFS-9USNS SpicaNMJG19812008
USUS NavyT-AFS-10USNS SaturnNADH19832009



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1981-jan-18CommissionedUS T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius
1981-nov-1CommissionedUS T-AFS-9 USNS Spica
1983-jan-1CommissionedUS T-AFS-10 USNS Saturn
1987-oct-22AircraftUS T-AFS-9 USNS Spica HH-46 152518 accident
2005-jul-1DecommissionedUS T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius
2005-jul-1Fate: transferedUS T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius to Texas Maritime Academy as Texas Clipper III
2008-jan-28DecommissionedUS T-AFS-9 USNS Spica
2009-apr-6DecommissionedUS T-AFS-10 USNS Saturn Deactivated
2010-oct-27Fate: sunkUS T-AFS-10 USNS Saturn sunk by sea and air assets of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group in a Sinkex off North Carolina


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