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An elevated starboard view of the auxiliary crane ship USNS KEYSTONE STATE ( T-ACS 1 ) at anchor off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia.

Scene Camera Operator: Unknown.

Source: The U.S. National Archives. ( Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files ).
· Date: Sat, 26 October 19 · Views: 190
· Filesize: 26.0kb, 177.4kb · Dimensions: 775 x 516 ·
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Keywords: Keystone State
Source of Image, If not your own: The U.S. National Archives - no known restrictions.
Location photo was taken: Norfolk, Virginia ( VA ).
Date photo was taken: 1st January 1984.
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David Wilcockson

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Sat, 26 October 19 12:08

What was the capacity of the cranes?
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Astra
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Sat, 26 October 19 12:21

I'm not aware of the capacity of the cranes.

I think, this ship is still active and based in Alameda, California.

Regards.
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Bootsmann

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Sat, 26 October 19 12:58

Hi David,
crane lifting capacity is 30 tons each.

http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/76/7601.htm

Rgds, Manfred
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David Wilcockson

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Sat, 26 October 19 13:11

Manfred, thanks, bad link though.
ps working now.
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Klaatu83
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Sat, 26 October 19 15:46

Originally built 1966 for American President Lines as President Harrison. Converted into a specialized crane ship in 1984.
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