USS Wabash Association
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Cruise Book 1984   -   History

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Wichita Class Replenishment Oiler: Launched, 1 February 1971 at General Dynamics Corp., Quincy, MA.
Commissioned USS Wabash (AOR-5), 20 November 1971. Decommissioned, 30 September 1994
Transfer to MARAD, 18 December 1998 and Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.

Specifications:   Displacement 14,048 t.(lt)  Length 659'  Beam 96'  Draft 37' (max.)  Speed 20 kts.
Complement: Officers 34  Enlisted 463    
Armament: [2] Phalanx Close-In-Weapons System (CIWS); Sparrow Missile System (NSSMS)
Aircraft: [2] CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters   Propulsion: [2] steam turbines  [3] boilers  twin propellers 7 rudders, 32,000shp

ETA Brownsville is January 24, 2013.
Wabash,by tug Maria Brusco arrived at Panama Canal on January 4, 2013!
They made a stop in Manzanillo, Mexico for fuel.

USS Wabash AOR-5 at Golden Gate

Tug Maria Brusco

More Photos  by Mike !

52 days later;  Arrived Esco Marine; Brownsville Texas  - January 24, 2013 12:38 hours


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