US Mercy class

Support Ship
ships



1986    


Support Ship Mercy class

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

Specifications

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

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

List of Ships

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




2 units


Events

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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.






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