USNS GUADALUPE is the 14th of the 18 HENRY J. KAISER - class underway replenishment oilers and the second ship in the Navy named after the Guadalupe river in Texas.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: October 6, 1988|
|Keel laid: July 9, 1990|
|Launched: October 5, 1991|
|MSC "in service": September 25, 1992|
|Builder: Avondale Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La.|
|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 GUADALUPE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USNS GUADALUPE Image Gallery
The photo below was taken by Stefan Karpinski and shows the GUADALUPE underway in Middle East waters in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2003.
The photos below were taken by me and show the GUADALUPE at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 10, 2008.
The photo below was taken by me and shows the GUADALUPE at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif., on March 26, 2010.
The photos below were taken by me and show the GUADALUPE arriving at San Francisco, Calif., for Fleet Week 2011 on October 8, 2011.
The photo below was taken by Sebastian Thoma and shows the GUADALUPE at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif., on January 9, 2016.
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the GUADALUPE arriving at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., on April 19, 2016.