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USNS RAPPAHANNOCK is the 18th and last HENRY J. KAISER - class underway replenishment oiler.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: October 6, 1988|
|Keel laid: March 29, 1992|
|Launched: January 14, 1995|
|MSC "in service": November 7, 1995|
|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. 42,000 tons|
|Speed: 20 knots|
|Capacity: 159,000 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 RAPPAHANNOCK. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USNS RAPPAHANNOCK Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by Ian Johnson and show the RAPPAHANNOCK berthed at and later departing Fremantle, Australia, on October 19, 2007, and October 21, 2007, respectively. RAPPAHANNOCK visited Fremantle in company with the BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) ESG.