CAPE CHALMERS


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Year Built
1963
Official Number
291609
Ship Yard
Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
--
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 tons
Draft, Lightweight
12.1 tons
Displacement, Summer
17210 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
5918 tons
Immersion, Summer
57.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
47.0 tons
Fate
--


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.
Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
Name Expand Download
C3-S-37c Booklet of General Plans.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

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.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
11/29/1961 Historical C3-S-37c Booklet of General Plans.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


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