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List of Military Sealift Command ships

Military Sealift Command ships as of 2012

This is a list of Military Sealift Command ships.

Combat Logistics Force

NOTE: The USNS Concord (T-AFS-5), USNS Kilauea (T-AE-26), USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS-3) & USNS Saturn (T-AFS-10) were actually sunk in live-fire exercises in 2010 & 2012, and the USNS Mount Baker (T-AE-34) was apparently scrapped in mid-2012.

Special mission ships

Prepositioning ships

Sealift ships

Ready Reserve Force ships

Ready Reserve Force (RRF) ships are owned, crewed, and maintained by the civilian United States Maritime Administration, but come under control of the Military Sealift Command when activated. The MSC Sealift Program's Surge Project Office is responsible for RRF activities.

Alameda, CA

Baltimore, MD

Beaumont Reserve Fleet

Charleston, SC

Houston, TX

Long Beach, CA

Marrero, LA

Newport News, VA

New Orleans, LA

Norfolk, VA

Philadelphia, PA

Portsmouth, VA

San Diego, CA

  • SS Curtis (T-AVB-4) - SS Curtiss is part of the RRF, but is dedicated to USMC aviation logistics support under the Prepositioning Program.

San Francisco, CA

Tacoma, WA

Extended operations - Far East

Former MSC Ships

Ship Name Hull No. Type Comment
AlatnaMV Alatna T-AOT-81 Transport oiler
AssuranceUSNS Assurance T-AGOS-5 Ocean surveillance ship
AudaciousUSNS Audacious T-AGOS-11 Ocean surveillance ship
Beaver StateSS Beaver State T-ACS-10 Auxiliary crane ship
Cape FearSS Cape Fear T-AK-5061 Cargo ship
Cape FloridaSS Cape Florida T-AK-5071 Cargo ship
Cape JohnsonSS Cape Johnson T-AK-5075 Cargo ship
Cape JubySS Cape Juby T-AK-5077 Cargo ship
Cape NomeSS Cape Nome T-AKR-1014 Vehicle cargo ship
Cape MendocinoSS Cape Mendocin T-AKR-5064 Vehicle cargo ship
Cape LambertMV Cape Lambert T-AKR-5077 Vehicle cargo ship
Cape LobosMV Cape Lobos T-AKR-5078 Vehicle cargo ship
CapableUSNS Capable T-AGOS-16 Ocean surveillance ship
ChattahoocheeMV Chattahoochee T-AOT-82 Transport oiler
ChesapeakeSS Chesapeake T-AOT-5084 Transport oiler
CometSS Comet T-AKR-7 Vehicle cargo ship
Diamond StateSS Diamond State T-ACS-7 Auxiliary crane ship
Empire StateSS Empire State T-AP-1001 Troop transport
USNS MauryUSNS Maury T-AGS-39 Ocean surveillance ship


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See also


  • Military Sealift Command Ship Inventory by Program
  • RRF Locations
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