Large, Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off

Part of the Sealift Program, these ships serve as dry cargo surge sealift carriers. Transport containerized cargo and rolling stock between developed ports.
 

Characteristics

Length: 906-954 ft
Beam: 106 ft
Displacement: 59,460-61,680 tons
Speed: 24 knots
Civilian: 30

Government-owned

Ships

USNS Shughart (T-AKR 295)
USNS Gordon (T-AKR 296)
USNS Yano (T-AKR 297)
USNS Gilliland (T-AKR 298)
USNS Bob Hope (T-AKR 300)
USNS Fisher (T-AKR 301)
USNS Mendonca (T-AKR 303)
USNS Brittin (T-AKR 305)
USNS Benavidez (T-AKR 306)
USNS Watson (T-AKR 310)

 

Part of the Prepositioning Program, MSC's largest sealift ships preposition Army stocks and are also available to move common user cargo.
 

Characteristics

Length: 950 ft
Beam: 105.8 ft
Displacement: 62,644 tons
Speed: 24 knots
Civilian: 30

Government-owned

Ships

USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR 313)
USNS Charlton (T-AKR 314)
USNS Watkins (T-AKR 315)
USNS Pomeroy (T-AKR 316)
USNS Soderman (T-AKR 317)

Ship Photos

USNS Gilliland
USNS Benavidez
USNS Gilliland
USNS Mendonca
 
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