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.
Career (USA)
Name: USNS Adventurous (T-AGOS-13)
Owner: United States Navy
Operator: Military Sealift Command
Ordered: 4 May 1985
Builder: Halter Marine
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
General characteristics
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)
Speed: 11 knots
Complement: 33

USNS Adventurous (T-AGOS-13) was a Stalwart class Modified Tactical Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship of the United States Navy.

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 [1].


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