FLICKERTAIL STATE


A Ship picture that is represented by the ship name - FLICKERTAIL STATE
Year Built
1969
Official Number
518063
Ship Yard
Bath Iron Works Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Crane Ship
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
610.0 feet
Beam
78.0 feet
Mast Height
131.0 feet
Net Tons
12460 tons
Gross Tons
17930 tons
Cargo Capacity
"63645" square feet
Draft, Summer
31.70 tons
Draft, Lightweight
17.9 tons
Displacement, Summer
26670 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
13900 tons
Immersion, Summer
86.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
72.0 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service


Historical Narrative



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

Vessel Name History


1969 - 1987: C. V. Lightning
1987 - present: Flickertail State

Photo Captions

1.) Flickertail State offloads components of the Elevated Causeway System (ELCS) during TC/CJLOTS. TC/CJLOTS 01 is a USPACOM/USTRANSCOM sponsored CJCS exercise designed to exercise DOD CADS from CONUS munitions depots/plants to theater destinations.  US Navy Photo.  #Flickertail State (T-ACS-5) fades into morning fog while docked at Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Cheatham Annex in Williamsburg, Virginia.  US Navy Photo.  #
Mission
Mission Name
Operations Desert Shield/Storm/Sortie
Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 11/7/1980

Event: Entry
Date: 2/5/1981

Event: Disposition
Date: 2/5/1981

T-ACS 5;ex C.V.LIGHTNING
Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 9/1/1987

Ship CV LIGHTNING changes name to FLICKERTAIL STATE
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/1/1989

Operation "Solid Shield" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/17/1989

Completed Operation "Solid Shield" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/1/1990

Operation "Steel Box" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/12/1990

Completed Operation "Steel Box" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 11/30/1990

Operation " Desert Storm"
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/1/1992

Operation "Ocean Venture" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/2/1992

Completed Operation "Ocean Venture" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/28/1994

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-94-1
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 10/6/1994

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/15/1995

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-95-3
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/25/1995

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/4/1997

Conducting sea trial to Norfolk VA
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/5/1997

Sea trial completedMSC OPCON 07/05/97
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/14/1997

"Conducting JCS Exercise ""JTFLEX 97-3"""
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/14/1997

At Fort Story anchorage
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/21/1997

ENRTE: Newport News VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/21/1997

Completed JCS Ex.MARAD OPCON 07/22/97
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/25/1998

Under tow to NORSHIPCO for drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/25/1998

Entering drydock at NORSHIPCO
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/23/1998

Under tow to Newport News VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/23/1998

Returned from drydocking at NORSHIPCO
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/4/1998

Maintenance activation and sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/5/1998

Completed sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/30/1998

Shifting to Cheatham Annex
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/30/1998

At new outport/homeport berth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/23/1999

Shifting to temp outport Neport New VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/23/1999

At temporary outport berth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/5/1999

Returning to Cheatham Annex
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/5/1999

Returned from temporary outport
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/4/1999

No Notice Turbo Activation 99-3
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/6/1999

Completed Activation sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/23/1999

Temp move to make room for MPS vessel
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/23/1999

At temporary layberth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/29/1999

ENRTE: Cheatham Annex following temp mov
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/29/1999

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/22/2000

Under tow to NORSHIPCO
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/22/2000

At NORSHIPCO for boiler repairs
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/24/2000

Under tow to Cheatham Annex
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/24/2000

Completed boiler repairs at NORSHIPCO
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/13/2000

Temp move to accomodate MSC PREPO ship
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/13/2000

At 23Rd St pier at Newport News VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/23/2000

Tow back to Cheatham Annex VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/23/2000

Returned from temporary layberth
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 3/26/2001

Sea trial to Norfolk and to load cargo
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 3/27/2001

Sea trial complete / MSC OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/7/2001

ENRTE: Pearl Harbor HI
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/25/2001

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/25/2001

ENRTE: Chinhae South Korea w/ETA 5/6/01
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/5/2001

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/18/2001

ENRTE: Pusan South Korea
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/19/2001

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/23/2001

ENRTE: San Francisco CA w/ETA 07/03/01
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/6/2001

Receiving sea trial team
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/6/2001

ENRTE: Port Hueneme CA for bunkers
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/6/2001

In for bunkers
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/8/2001

ENRTE: San Diego CA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/8/2001

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/10/2001

ENRTE: Norfolk VA w/ETA 07/21/01
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/21/2001

Discharging JLOTS cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/26/2001

ENRTE: Cheatham Annex VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/26/2001

MARAD OPCON 07/27/2001
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/21/2002

ENRTE: Newport News VA to Pier 23
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/21/2002

New homeport is Newport News VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/25/2002

Under tow to Cheatham Annex | Crane test
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/25/2002

Performing hydraulic crane tests
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/1/2003

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/2/2003

Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 4/14/2003

Conducting sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 4/15/2003

Completed sea trial from repairs
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/29/2003

Turbo Activation 03-6 and exercise
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 10/5/2003

Completed Turbo Activation S/T 03-6
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/4/2004

Shift to NOB Norfolk|MSC OPCON 02/04/04
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/4/2004

Loading cargo for JLOTS NEW HORIZONS Ex
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/9/2004

Commencing JLOTS NEW HORIZONS Exercise
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/15/2004

Completed JLOTS Exercise NEW HORIZONS | MARAD OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/15/2004

Completed JLOTS Exercise NEW HORIZONS | MARAD OPCON
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 4/21/2006

Conducting 72 Hour sea trial to Cheatham Annex, VA
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 4/24/2006

Completed 72-hour sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 12/27/2006

JLOTS 07 NEW HORIZONS
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 1/11/2007

Returned from JLOTS 07 NEW HORIZONS
Event: Depart
Date: 3/25/2008

"Under tow to Detyens S/Y Charleston, SC for drydocking."
Event: Arrival
Date: 3/28/2008

"At Detyens S/Y Charleston, SC for drydocking."
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/14/2008

"Conducting sea trial to Newport News, VA."
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/16/2008

"Completed sea trial at Newport News, VA."
Event: Depart
Date: 6/9/2008

"Enroute to Norfolk, VA to load JLOTS cargo."
Event: Arrival
Date: 6/10/2008

"At Nofolk, VA loading JLOTS cargo."
Event: Depart
Date: 6/17/2008

Commencing JLOTS 08 Exercise.
Event: Arrival
Date: 8/22/2008

"Completed JLOTS 08 Exercise at Naval Station Norfolk, VA."
Event: Depart
Date: 9/2/2008

"Leaving Naval Station Norfolk, VA for Safeport Exercise."
Event: Arrival
Date: 9/8/2008

"Return from JLOTS and SAFEPORT exercises to Cheatham Annex, VA."
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/9/2008

Towed from Cheatham Annex to ROS Outport Berth 23rd Street Pier Newport News, VA.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/1/2010

LVI-Large Vessel Interface Exercise MARAD OPCON
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/5/2010

Returned from exercise.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/17/2013

Temporary move for crane test exercise.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/27/2013

Returned to layberth following exercise.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/27/2015

Conducting no notice turbo activation sea trial.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/27/2015

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-15-03
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/1/2015

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/3/2015

Completed turbo activation.

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