USS Shasta AE-33    LAST VOYAGE
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 Named for Mount Shasta, a Cascade Range volcano in northern California.


Laid down, 10 November 1969, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Division,
                                                                        Litton Systems Inc., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 3 April 1971
Commissioned, USS Shasta (AE-33), 26 February 1972
Decommissioned, 10 October 1997
Placed in service with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as USNS Shasta (T-AE-33), 1 October 1997, as part of the Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force (PM1) assigned to MSC Pacific
Deactivated and struck from the Naval Register, 7 April 2011

Displacement 9,340 t.(lt) 19,940 t.(fl)
Length 564'   Beam 81'    Draft 29'    Speed 20 kts.
Complement:  MSC 125 -133 Civilian Mariners /  Naval Detachment 30
Cargo Capacity: 60,000 cu ft 6,000DWT
Armament:  - [4] twin 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mounts
Aircraft:  [2] MH60S Seahawk helicopters
Propulsion: [1] General Electric turbine  [3] Foster-Wheeler 600psi boilers
                                                       Single six blade fixed propeller, 22,000shp

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