USNS Adventurous (T-AGOS-13)
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USNS Adventurous (T-AGOS-13) displaying NOAA paint scheme and logo on stack prior to activation as a NOAA ship.
|Name:||USNS Adventurous (T-AGOS-13)|
|Owner:||United States Navy|
|Operator:||Military Sealift Command|
|Ordered:||4 May 1985|
|Laid down:||19 December 1985|
|Launched:||23 September 1987|
|In service:||19 August 1988|
|Out of service:||5 June 1992|
|Struck:||5 June 1992|
|Fate:||Transferred to NOAA|
|Class and type:||Stalwart-class Ocean Surveillance Ship|
|Displacement:||1,565 tons (light) 2,535 tons (full)|
|Length:||224 ft (68 m)|
|Beam:||43 ft (13 m)|
|Draft:||15 ft (4.6 m)|
Stalwart class ships were originally designed to collect underwater acoustical data in support of Cold war anti-submarine warfare operations in the 1980s. Ex-USNS Adventurous is now NOAA R/V Dr. Oscar Elton Sette .
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