US Rigel class

Support Ship
ships



1955    


Support Ship Rigel class

High-speed, large-capacity, fully refrigerated Stores ships.

Specifications

Login to Edit

   
350crew
7950light (tn)
15540full load (tn)
153length (m)
22beam (m)
8.80draught (m)
21max speed (knots)
16000power (shp)

Aircraft

Login to Edit

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US United States Naval Aviation Kaman Seasprite 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Shipyards

Login to Edit

   
US Ingalls Shipbuilding - 2


List of Ships

Login to Edit

    Sorted by Year Filter:     Hide Transfers     Hide deriv.    
USUS NavyAF-58USS RigelNQSI - 5819551977
USUS NavyAF-59USS VegaNQSJ - 5919551977




2 units


Events

Login to Edit

1954-mar-15Laid downUS AF-58 USS Rigel
1954-jun-7Laid downUS AF-59 USS Vega
1955-mar-15LaunchedUS AF-58 USS Rigel
1955-apr-28LaunchedUS AF-59 USS Vega
1955-sep-2CommissionedUS AF-58 USS Rigel
1955-nov-10CommissionedUS AF-59 USS Vega
1970DeploymentUS AF-59 USS Vega WestPac, with USS Hancock (CVA-19) UH-2C 150156
1975-jun-25US AF-58 USS Rigel reclassified T-AF-58
1977-apr-29DecommissionedUS AF-59 USS Vega
1977-apr-29StruckUS AF-59 USS Vega
1994-may-16StruckUS AF-58 USS Rigel
2003Fate: scrappedUS AF-58 USS Rigel






share     facebook     twitter     linkedin