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BEAUMONT
 READY
RESERVE FORCE
Beaumont, Texas 


READY RESERVE FORCE "RRF"


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Aerial View in  McFadden Bend Cutoff on Neches River, as depicted in image at top of page.

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MV Cape Vincent AKR 9666
NAVSOURCE  -  WIKIPEDIA

Cape V Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship:

Built as MV Marzario Italia, in 1984 at Italcantieri S.P. A., Italy
Launched: date unknown,    Delivered to CMB Italy  Renamed MV Taabo Italia

Acquired: 13 May 1993, by the US Dprt. of Trnsprtn, Maritime Admin.
Renamed: MV Cape Vincent, 1 February 1994 and
Assigned: to the Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force
When activated MV Cape Vincent (AKR-9666) is one of the Maritime Administrations Roll-on/Roll-off Reserve Force Ships assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) Sealift Program Office

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MV Cape Victory AKR 9701
NAVSOURCE  -  WIKIPEDIA

Cape V Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship:

Built in 1984 as MV Merzario Britainna by Cant Nav. Italiani
Launched: date unknown, Delivered to CMB Italy

Acquired: 2 April 1993, by the US Dprt. of Trnsprtn, Maritime Admin
Renamed: MV Cape Victory, 2 April 1994
Assigned: to the Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force, 19 August 1994
When activated MV Cape Victory (AKR-9701) is one of the Maritime
Administrations  Roll-on/Roll-off Reserve Force Ships assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) Sealift Program Office.

Specifications for each:   Displacement 10,581 t.(lt) 30,644 t.(fl)   Length 631' 10"   Beam 86' 11"   Draft 28' 4" (max)   Speed 14 kts.
Cargo Capacity: (unknown)   Complement: Fully Operational Status 25;  Reduced Operational Status 9.     Armament: none
Propulsion: [1] slow speed diesel engine, 9,184hp,    [1] propeller.