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USNS JOHN ERICSSON is the 8th of the 18 HENRY J. KAISER class underway replenishment oilers.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: February 1, 1986|
|Keel laid: March 15, 1989|
|Launched: April 21, 1990|
|Delivered: March 18, 1991|
|Builder: Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company|
|Propulsion system: two Colt-Pielstick 10 PC4.2 V 570 diesels|
|Length: 677 feet (203 meters)|
|Beam: 97 feet (29.6 meters)|
|Draft: 35 feet (10.6 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 40,700 tons|
|Speed: 20 knots|
|Capacity: 180,000 barrels of fuel oil or aviation fuel and eight 20-feet containers refrigerated|
|Refueling stations: five|
|Aircraft: none, but helicopter deck|
|Crew: 82 civilian crew (18 officers); 21 Navy (1 officer)|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USNS JOHN ERICSSON. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USNS JOHN ERICSSON Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by me on July 27, 2006, and shows the JOHN ERICSSON berthed at Pearl Harbor, HI.