USNS Northern Light T-AK-284
Displacement 5,873 t.(lt) 18,410 t.(fl)
Length 483' Beam 68' Draft 31' (max.)
Speed 18 kts. Passengers 12
Propulsion:  Steam Turbine  Boilers  Propeller
Light Breakbulk Class Cargo Ship:
Laid down, 1 April 1960, as SS Mormaccove, a Maritime Administration type (C3-S-33a) hull, under Maritime Administration contract (MA hull 70), at Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Chester, PA. Launched, 1 April 1961
Delivered to Moore-McCormack Lines, 1 September 1961, for service as SS Mormaccove - Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy in 1980 - Converted for Naval service at Todd Shipyard, San Pedro, CA.
Placed in service, date unknown, with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as USNS Northern Light (T-AK-284)
Placed out of service, and laid up, 1 October 1984 Laid up, 9 May 1985, in the NDRF, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA., in RRF-30 status
Title transferred to MARAD, 1 October 2000, and released from RRF status Final Disposition, slated for disposal.