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USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198)

- Military Sealift Command -


USNS BIG HORN is the 12th of the 18 HENRY J. KAISER class underway replenishment oilers.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 20, 1988
Keel laid: October 9, 1989
Launched: February 2, 1991
MSC "in service": May 21, 1992
Builder: Avondale Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La.
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: Atlantic


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Crew List:

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

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The photos below were taken by me and show the BIG HORN undergoing maintenance at Norfolk, Va. on November 9, 2008.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the BIG HORN at Naval Base Norfolk, Va. on October 28, 2013.



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