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USNS Bruce C Heezen

USNS Bruce C Heezen

Belfast Dry Dock.
Not listed in harbour movements

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Good Evening Kelpie - I think she has her AIS switched off however she may switch it back on when she leaves dry dock, I'm guessing thats the Borgholm Dolphin next to her. I even tried searching the Belfast Telegraph for any information on her movements but no luck there.

Commanders: MSLC
Current commander RADM Thomas K. Shannon, USN (10 May 2013 – present)

There are seven ships in the Pathfinder class.:
USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS-60)
USNS Sumner (T-AGS-61) (struck in 2014, scheduled for disposal)
USNS Bowditch (T-AGS-62)
USNS Henson (T-AGS-63)
USNS Bruce C. Heezen (T-AGS-64)
USNS Mary Sears (T-AGS-65)
USNS Maury (T-AGS-66) (under construction - expected to be in service Feb 2016)
Owner: United States Navy
Operator: Military Sealift Command
Builder: Halter Marine
General characteristics
Class and type: Pathfinder-class survey ship
Displacement: 4,762 long tons
Length: 329ft (100m)
Beam: 58ft (18m)
Draft: 19ft (5.8m)
Speed: 16.0knots
Complement: 26 Civilian Personal/27 military sponsor personnel

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