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MV Kings Pointer Vessel Particulars

Keel Laid: 1/10/83
Commissioned: 7/29/84
Former Name: USNS Contender / T-AGOS 2
Type: Stalwart Class T-AGOS Ocean Surveillance Vessel
Call Letters: WTDL (Wiskey Tango Delta Lima)
Dead Weight: 2,250 Long Tons
Gross Tonnage: 1,914 Long Tons
LOA(Length Overall): 224"-00"
Beam (Width): 43'-00"
Design Draft: 15'-00"
Potable Water Capacity: 5,099 gal.
Fuel Capacity: 228,615 gal.
Anchors: 2x 3,762lbs.
Anchor Chain: 1-3/8" Stud Link
Anchor Chain Length: Port: 8 shots, Starboard: 7 shots
Propulsion: Diesel Electric
Main Engines: 4 Caterpillar 16 cylinder, 970HP each
Bow Thruster: General Electric 550HP DC Motor, 4 blades fixed pitch
Cruising Speed: 10 Knots
Propeller: 2x 4 blade, 8" dia., inboard turning, 8.5' pitch


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