USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305)
|Career (United States)|
|Operator:||Military Sealift Command|
|Builder:||Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, New Orleans|
|Laid down:||3 May 1999|
|Launched:||11 November 2000|
|Completed:||11 July 2002|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2020[update]|
|Class and type:||Bob Hope-class roll on roll off vehicle cargo ship|
|Length:||950 ft (290 m)|
|Beam:||106 ft (32 m)|
|Draft:||34 ft (10 m)|
4 x Colt Pielstick 10 PC4.2 V diesels|
65,160 hp(m) (47.89 MW)
2 GE Marine LM gas turbines, 64,000 hp (7.7 MW)
|Speed:||24 knots (44 km/h)|
300,000 sq ft (28,000 m2)|
49,991 sq ft (4,644.3 m2) deck cargo
26 reduced / up to 45 full, civilian mariners|
50 US Navy personnel
USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) is a Bob Hope-class roll on roll off vehicle cargo ship of the United States Navy. She was built by Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, New Orleans and delivered to the Navy on 30 January 2001 . They assigned her to the United States Department of Defense's Military Sealift Command. Brittin is named for Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant First Class Nelson V. Brittin, and is one of 11 Surge LMSRs operated by a private company under contract to the Military Sealift Command. She is assigned to the MSC Atlantic surge force and is maintained in Ready Operational Status 4.
- United States Coast Guard (USCG) (2010). "USNS Brittin". Port State Information Exchange. U.S. Department of Homeland Security. http://psix.uscg.mil/PSIX/PSIXDetails.aspx?VesselID=1287. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
- American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) (2010). "USNS Brittin (Vessel Details)". ABS Record. American Bureau of Shipping. http://www.eagle.org/safenet/record/record_vesseldetailsprinparticular?Classno=02112485&Accesstype=PUBLIC&ReferrerApplication=PUBLIC2. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
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