T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius

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1966 to 1982 - UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary - Ness class A339 RFA Lyness    



1981 to 2005    


T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius

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Call Sign: NPGA


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History of UK Ness class A339 RFA Lyness

1964-dec-7Ordered
1965-apr-1Laid downUKSwan Hunter Yard No. 2016
1966-apr-7Launched
1966-dec-22Commissionedto replace RFA Duquesne.
1969-jul-26DeploymentUKTorbay Fleet Review: Ships of the Western Fleet Present at Ships of the Western Fleet review in Torbay.
1981Decommissioned
1981-jan-18Fate: transferedto US Sealift Command as Sirius

History of US T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius

1981-jan-18Commissioned
2005-jul-1Decommissioned
2005-jul-1Fate: transferedto Texas Maritime Academy as Texas Clipper III

Specifications

   

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

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