USNS Sisler (T-AKR-311)

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Career (US)
Ordered: 20 October 1994
Builder: National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
Laid down: 15 April 1997
Launched: 28 February 1998
In service: 1 December 1998
Fate: in service
General characteristics
Class and type: Watson-class vehicle cargo ship
Displacement: 29,000 tons
Length: 950 ft
Beam: 106 ft
Draft: 34 ft
Propulsion: Gas turbine

USNS Sisler (T-ARK-311) 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.

She was named for First Lieutenant George K. Sisler, a Medal of Honor Receipient.

Laid down on 15 April 1997 and launched on 28 February 1998, Sisler was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 1 December 1998.

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This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain.