USNS Soderman (T-AKR-317)
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|Ordered:||25 February 2000|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||31 October 2000|
|Launched:||26 April 2002|
|In service:||24 September 2002|
|Class and type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
USNS Soderman (T-AKR-317) 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 31 October 2000 and launched on 26 April 2002, Soderman was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 24 September 2002.
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