Bob Hope class vehicle cargo ship

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USNS Bob Hope
USNS Bob Hope in harbor at Souda Bay in Crete, Greece
Class overview
Builders:Avondale Shipyard
In commission:1998–
General characteristics
Displacement: 62,069 tons full
Length: 951 ft 5 in (289.99 m)
Beam: 106 ft (32 m)
Draft: 34 ft 10 in (10.62 m) maximum
Propulsion: 4 x Colt Pielstick 10 PC4.2 V diesels; 65,160 hp(m) (47.89 MW)
Speed: 24 knots (44 km/h)
Capacity: 380,000 sq ft (35,000 m2)
Complement: 26 to 45 civilian crew; up to 50 active duty
Aviation facilities: Helicopter landing area

The Bob Hope class vehicle cargo ship is a class of vehicle cargo ships, used for prepositioning of Army vehicles. The lead ship of this class is USNS Bob Hope (T-AKR-300).


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