Meritime Museum Ellington Air Field Space Center BB Texas
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These Ro-Ro Cargo Ships function as part of the Military Sealift Command's Sealift Program. They are lay berthed in Houston in ROS-5 Status with a skeleton crew that (in theory) can fully reactivate the ship in five days, meaning they can be ready for deployment in 5 days or less once activated.

USNS
.....Cape.Trinity......
T-AKR-971
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Cape T Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship:
Laid down: 1977 as MV Reinfels, for
Hansa Lines, Bermen, Germany
Sold  6 times: Last owner being
South American Shipping Co.,
Reaaranged modified transferred
to Conro Shipping Ltd. Panama.

Acquired, 15 Nov.. 1994, by USDT

and renamed MV Cape Trinity,
assigned to Maritime Adm.'s RRF

Specifications:
SAME AS Cape Taylor & Cape Texas

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An Other Type Load ->


USNS
...Cape.Taylor...
T-AKR-113

Cape T Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship: Laid down: 1977 as MV Rabenfels, for Hansa Lines, Bermen, Germany
Renamed MV Cygnus,

Renamed
MV ASL Cygnus Thakwini Acquired, 19 Aug. 1994, by USDT and
renamed MV Cape Taylor,

assgnd
to Maritime Adm.'s RRF

Specifications:
Displacement 9,687 t.(lt)
Length 634' 3"
Beam 88' 7" Draft 28' 3"

Speed 15.7 kts.
Complement:
27 civilian mariners

Armament none
Propulsion Diesel,
single propeller

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USNS
...Cape.Texas...
T-AKR-112

Cape T Class Roll-on/Roll-off ship: Laid down: 1977 as MV Reichenfels for DDG Hansa Line Sold to Lykes Brs. Lines - Renamed MV Lyra
Acquired, 19 Aug. 1994, by USDT and
renamed MV Cape Texas,
assgnd. to Maritime Adm.'s RRF


Specifications:

Displacement 9,687 t.(lt)
Length 634' 3"
Beam 88' 7" Draft 28' 3"
Speed 15.7 kts.
Complement:
27 civilian mariners

Armament none
Propulsion Diesel,
single propeller


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