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USNS Comet (LSV 7) on date
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Class: COMET (LSV 7)
Design: SCB, MA C3-ST-14a
Displacement (tons): 8,175 light, 18,286 full
Dimensions (feet): 499' e, 465' wl x 78' e/wl x 27' max nav
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Turbines, 2 screws

Construction:
LSVNameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
7COMET29 Jun 1955Sun SB & DD15 May 195631 Jul 195727 Jan 1958

Disposition:
LSVNameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
7COMETT15 Mar 1985/CNone?1 Sep 1985MA/T24 Jun 2015

Class Notes:
In commission in MSC with a Navy crew to 1985, then to MA custody (RRF). NVR reports title transfer to MA 1 Sep 1985 but remained in NVR to at least Jan 1995.

Ship Notes:
LSVNameMANotes
7COMET42(ex-LSV-7, ex-T-AK 269 1 Jun 1963) To MSTS 24 Jan 1958. To AKR 7 on 1 Jan 1969. Out of commission 1985, to MA custody 15 Mar 1985 (RRF in SBRF, to Portland Ore. Apr 1986, RRF Hunters Point, RRF Oakland CA Oct 1996, to SBRF as RRF homeport 25 Apr 2000). From RRF to NDRF retention Jul 2006, to non-retention Jan 2008. BU completed 26 May 2016 by Marine Metals Inc., Brownsville.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 13 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR