USNS Mission Santa Ynez (T-AO-134)
Headed for Texas about April 10, 2010 - she was moored in Row E at Suisun Bay so we didn't
The Mission Santa Ynez will
be the fifth ship removed from Suisun Bay since October when the
Obama administration ended a two-year moratorium and began recycling
ships as the litigation
played out before Burrell. TIMES HERALD March 31, 2010
9 September 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (T2-SE-A2) tanker hull
under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1275) at Marinship Corp.,
5,532 t.(lt) 21,880 t.(fl) Length
68' Draft 30'
(max) Speed 16.5 kts.
Complement 52 mariners Armament
none Propulsion turbo-electric, single
screw, 6000hp Ship Plan
Being towed backwards under I-680
push the Mission Santa Ynez under the Benicia Bridge as it makes its
way to a San Francisco shipyard where it will be prepped
for its journey to a Texas scrap yard. The tanker was part of the ghost
fleet. Photo: Lance Iversen / The Chronicle
Pushing her into BAE Systems Pier 70 dry dock.
April 10, 2010. © Andrew Dyer
IN DRYDOCK by: firstname.lastname@example.org'
The Tug Michael McAllister,
led by Captain Darryl Busby and his crew, arrived in
San Francisco on April 11th.
immediately hooked up to the USNS MISSION SANTA YNEZ,
turned around on April 12th and headed for
May 3, 2010 - Through PANAMA
CANAL by: Travel Server
Report CONTINUES at BROWNSVILLE
TUG Michael J. McAllister outbound
off NOB Norfolk on September 24, 2009 from: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1021190
24m; Width 10m; Speed: Max/Avg. 12.4 / 8.6
knots. IMO: 7207073 MMSI:
367136570 Call sign: WDD3818
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