GENERAL RUDDER


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Year Built
1984
Official Number
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Ship Yard
Tacoma Boatbuilding
General Type
Military (Non Commercial)
Specific Type
Transport (Schoolship)
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
200 feet
Beam
43 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
574 tons
Gross Tons
1914 tons
Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
1914 tons
Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Vessel Name History

1984 - 1992: Contender (T-AGOS-2)
1992 - 2012: Kings Pointer
2012 - present: General Rudder
Mission

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Milestones


Event: Transfer
Date: 1/16/2012

Vessel transferred from United States Merchant Marine Academy to Texas Maritime Academy; remained an NDRF vessel.
Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 6/4/2012

Ship KINGS POINTER changes name to GENERAL RUDDER
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/12/2013

Vessel relocated to BRF for duration of 2013 hurricane season.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/1/2013

Relocated back to Galveston, TX at conclusion of 2013 hurricane season.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/25/2014

Vessel relocated to BRF for duration of 2014 hurricane season.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/11/2014

Relocated back to Galveston, TX at conclusion of 2014 hurricane season.

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