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PORTSMOUTH
 READY
RESERVE FORCE
Portsmouth, Virginia
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READY RESERVE FORCE "RRF"

 
MV Cape Rise (AKR-9678)
 MV Cape Ray (AKR-9679)
 MV Cape Race (AKR-9960)

Specifications:  FOR ALL THREE SHIPS
Displacement 12,872 t.(lt) 35,357 t.(fl)
Length 648'   Beam 105' 6"   Draft 33' (max)   Speed 17.6 kts.
Cargo Capacity 132,209 sq. ft.
Complement: Full Operational Status 25, Reduced 9
Armament none
Propulsion: [2] medium speed MAN V Diesel engines
              [2] shaft generators and
              [2] auxiliary generators  [2] propellers, 17,350shp




MV Cape Rise AKR 9678
...NAVSOURCE  -  WIKIPEDIA

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

Built: in 1977 as MV Seaspeed Arabia
by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan
Placed in commercial service by RO-RO Charterers Corp.

Renamed: MV Saudi Riyadh,
Acquired, 9 August 1993, by the US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. Renamed MV Cape Rise, 1 February 1994
Assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) Ready Reserve Force, 21 November 1994, as MV Cape Rise (AKR-9678) Operated under contract by Keystone Shipping Co., Bala Cynwyd, PA.







MV Cape Ray AKR 9679
NAVSOURCE  -  WIKIPEDIA
Cape R Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship:
Built: in 1977 as MV Seaspeed Asia by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan - Placed in commercial service by National Ship co. of Saudi Arabia.
Renamed: MV Saudi Makkah,
Acquired, 29 April 1994, by the US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. Renamed MV Cape Ray, 1 February 1994
Assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) Ready Reserve Force,17 December 1994, as MV Cape Ray (AKR-9679) Operated under contract by Keystone Shipping Co., Bala Cynwyd, PA.
MV Cape Ray gears up to destroy Syria's chemical weapons - News - Stripes Contractors work on the hydrolysis systems that are tasked with eliminating the Syrian chemical weapons. Image: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images click to enlargePage by .Page by . -



MV Cape Race AKR 9960
NAVSOURCE  -  WIKIPEDIA

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

Built: in 1977 as MV Seaspeed America
by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan
Placed in commercial service by Transocean RO-RO Corp.

Renamed: MV G & G Admiral,
Renamed: MV Stena America,
Acquired, 28 August 1993, by the US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. Renamed MV Cape Race, 1 February 1994
Assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) Ready Reserve Force, 11 September 1994, as MV Cape Race (AKR-9960) Operated under contract by Keystone Shipping Co., Bala Cynwyd, PA.