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USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194)

- Military Sealift Command -

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USNS JOHN ERICSSON is the 8th of the 18 HENRY J. KAISER class underway replenishment oilers.

General Characteristics:Awarded: February 1, 1986
Keel laid: March 15, 1989
Launched: April 21, 1990
Delivered: March 18, 1991
Builder: Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company
Propulsion system: two Colt-Pielstick 10 PC4.2 V 570 diesels
Propellers: two
Length: 677 feet (203 meters)
Beam: 97 feet (29.6 meters)
Draft: 35 feet (10.6 meters)
Displacement: approx. 40,700 tons
Speed: 20 knots
Capacity: 180,000 barrels of fuel oil or aviation fuel and eight 20-feet containers refrigerated
Refueling stations: five
Aircraft: none, but helicopter deck
Armament: none
Crew: 82 civilian crew (18 officers); 21 Navy (1 officer)
Fleet: Pacific


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USNS JOHN ERICSSON. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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The photo below was taken by me on July 27, 2006, and shows the JOHN ERICSSON berthed at Pearl Harbor, HI.



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