Expeditionary fast transport USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF-13)

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Ship measurements

Deadweight:
1,515 t
Length:
103 m
Beam:
28.5 m
Draft:
3.83 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines
  • 4 * ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
Speed:
43 knots
Range:
1,200 nmi (1,400 mi; 2,200 km)

Personnel

Complement:
41
Total capacity:
353

Combat assets

Cargo capacity:

544 tonnes

Boats & landing craft:

Can deploy various rigid hull inflatable boats

Armament:

4 * mounts for M2 .50 caliber machine guns

Aircraft:
  • Landing pad for a helicopter, up to CH-53 Super Stallion/CH-53K King Stallion
  • Parking and storage area for MH-60 Seahawk
  • Helipad

USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF-13) will be the thirteenth Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport and will be operated by the Military Sealift Command. It will be the second ship in naval service named after Apalachicola, Florida.

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