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  • US Mercy class

    Support Ship


    Support Ship Mercy class

    Ex-oil tankers converted to Hospital Ships and operated by Military Sealift Command for the US Navy.


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    272.50length (m)
    32.30beam (m)
    17max speed (knots)
    24500power (shp)
    2Naval Engine boilers


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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar

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    USUS NavyT-AH-19USNS MercyNMER1986--
    USUS NavyT-AH-20USNS ComfortNCOM1987--

    2 units


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    1975-jul-1LaunchedUS T-AH-19 USNS Mercy
    1976-feb-1LaunchedUS T-AH-20 USNS Comfort
    1986-nov-8CommissionedUS T-AH-19 USNS Mercy
    1987-dec-1CommissionedUS T-AH-20 USNS Comfort
    2010-jan-20DeploymentUS T-AH-20 USNS Comfort Operation Panlake Despatched to Haiti (arrived 20 Jan) for earthquake and responder casualty treatment, while onshore facilities were being re-established.
    2013-marHomeportUS T-AH-20 USNS Comfort Change of homeport
    2017-sep-26DeploymentUS T-AH-20 USNS Comfort Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations Ordered to Puerto Rico to assist in hurricane aftermath.
    2021-apr-15TrialsUS T-AH-19 USNS Mercy testing its Dynamic Interface with MV-22B of HX-21.

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