CAPE CHALMERS


Year Built
1963
Official Number
291609
Ship Yard
Bethlehem Shipping Yard
General Type
Break Bulk
Specific Type
Break Bulk
Ship Length
494.6 feet
Beam
69.00 feet
Mast Height
139.5 feet
Net Tons
5990 tons
Gross Tons
9930 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
20.00 feet
Draft, Lightweight
12.1 feet
Displacement, Summer
17210 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
5918 tons
Immersion, Summer
57.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
47.0 tons


Historical Narrative



There is no historical narrative for this vessel at this time.

Vessel Name History

1963 - 1985: Adabelle Lykes
1985 - present: Cape Chalmers

Photo Captions

1.) Cape Chalmers, at dock.  MARAD file photo.
2.) Cape Chalmers, at dock.  MARAD file photo.
3.) Cape Chalmers, at dock.  MARAD file photo.
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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 6/11/1984

Event: Acquisition
Date: 6/11/1984

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/16/1999

ENRTE: Cheatham Annex VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/17/1999

Replacing CAPE CATAWBA / New homeport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/28/2002

Moving outboard USNS ZEUS
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/28/2002

Shift completed
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/12/2003

Under tow to JRRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/12/2003

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/4/2005

Tow to Federal Law Enforcement Training Ctr Charleston, SC
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/1/2005

MOA with the Department of Homeland Security.

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Documents


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