USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR-313)
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|Ordered:||1 January 1996|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||29 June 1998|
|Launched:||7 August 1999|
|In service:||18 January 2000|
|Class and type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR-313) is one of Military Sealift Command's nineteen Large, Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ships and is part of the 33 ships in the Prepositioning Program. She is a Watson-class vehicle cargo ship.
Laid down on 29 June 1998 and launched on 7 August 1999, Red Cloud was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 18 January 2000.
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