A Ship picture that is represented by the ship name - CAPE HORN
Year Built
1979
Official Number
901125
Ship Yard
Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstads A/B
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Roll On/Roll Off
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
749.7 feet
Beam
105.84 feet
Mast Height
173.5 feet
Net Tons
28397 tons
Gross Tons
37812 tons
Cargo Capacity
160725 square feet
Draft, Summer
35.52 tons
Draft, Lightweight
15.2 tons
Displacement, Summer
51836 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
15000 tons
Immersion, Summer
149.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
121.0 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service


Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

1979 - 1986: Barber Tonsberg
1986 - present: Cape Horn
1.) Cape Horn, underway. MARAD file photo.
2.) Cape Horn, underway with military cargo, MARAD file photo.
3.) Cape Horn, underway. MARAD file photo.
4.) Cape Horn, underway with military cargo, MARAD file photo.
5.) Cape Horn, underway. MARAD file photo.
6.) Cape Horn, underway. MARAD file photo.
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 5/15/1986

Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 12/1/1986

Ship BARBER TONSBERG changes name to CAPE HORN
Event: Entry
Date: 12/22/1986

Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 1/14/1987

Operation "Team Spirit" exercise.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 1/23/1987

Completed Operation "Team Spirit" exercise.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 4/17/1989

Operation "Cobra Gold" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 4/25/1989

Completed Operation "Cobra Gold" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/10/1990

Operation "Desert Storm" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/19/1990

Completed Operation "Desert Storm" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/9/1993

AWR-3 DIEGO GARCIA mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 12/31/1993

Completed AWR-3 DIEGO GARCIA mission.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/2/1997

ENRTE: Bahrain
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/3/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/5/1997

ENRTE: Jebel Ali UAE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/6/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/20/1997

Conducting Convoy Ex.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/23/1997

Completed Convoy Ex.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/4/1997

Resumed Convoy Ex.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/10/1997

Completed Convoy Ex.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/18/1997

ENRTE: Abu Dhabi
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/18/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/23/1997

ENRTE: Jebel Ali UAE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/23/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/31/1997

Conducting Convoy Exercise
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/5/1997

Completed Convoy Exercise
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/7/1997

ENRTE: Bahrain
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/9/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/16/1997

ENRTE: Jebel Ali UAE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/17/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/20/1997

Conducting Convoy Exercise
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/28/1997

Completed Convoy Exercise
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/1/1997

ENRTE: Charleston SC via Dubai
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/1/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/3/1997

ENRTE: Charleston SC w/ ETA 11/01/97
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/1/1997

Discharging ammo and other cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/6/1997

ENRTE: San Francisco via Panama Canal
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/7/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/18/1997

Shifting to anchorage
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/18/1997

At anchorage
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/19/1997

ENRTE: San Diego CA via Panama Canal
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/22/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/23/1997

ENRTE: San Diego and then to Oakland CA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/1/1997

Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 12/2/1997

Conducting sea trial to Oakland CA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/3/1997

At SFDD; MARAD OPCON 12/03/97 @ 2118Z
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/28/1997

ENRTE: FISC Oakland
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/29/1997

At FISC Oakland Pier 4 Berth G
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 2/18/1998

Retrialing sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 2/20/1998

Completed retrial of sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/7/1998

ENRTE: New homeport in San Francisco CA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/7/1998

In San Francisco CA at Pier 50
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/19/1998

No-Notice Turbo Activation 98-5
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/20/1998

Completed Turbo Activation
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 11/13/1998

Conducting sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 11/17/1998

Completed sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/25/1999

Conducting Turbo Activation sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/27/1999

Completed Turbo Activation sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/5/1999

Beamount TX for cargo/MSC OPCON 06/29/99
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/18/1999

Loading cargo for delivery to West coast
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/21/1999

ENRTE: Port Hueneme to discharge cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/2/1999

Discharging cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/5/1999

ENRTE: Pier 50 in San Francisco
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/6/1999

Completed SEDRE Ex/MARAD OPCON 08/06/99
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/7/2000

Maintenance sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/9/2000

Completed maintenance sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/25/2001

Conducting sea trial to Seattle WA
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/27/2001

Completed sea trial / In for drydocking
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 10/19/2001

Conducting sea trial to San Francisco
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 10/21/2001

Completed sea trial from repair facility
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/19/2002

Activated for COBRA GOLD 02 EX:MSC OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/12/2002

MARAD OPCON | USCG fire investigation
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/25/2002

Conducting sea trial
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/26/2002

Completed sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/28/2002

ENRTE: San Francisco | MSC OPCON 6/27/02
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/4/2002

MSC returned OPCON to MARAD 07/04/2002
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 1/24/2003

Activation in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/29/2003

OP ENDURING FREEDOM|MSC OPCON 01/29/03
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/11/2003

Unloading cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/14/2003

ENRTE: San Francisco CA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/15/2003

End OP IRAQI FREEDOM|MARAD OPCON 7/17/03
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 1/17/2004

Commencing OIF II | MSC OPCON 01/17/04
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/21/2004

At N. Island loading helicopters
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/22/2004

Shift to National City berth for cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/22/2004

Loading Ro-Ro and Lo-Lo cargo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/25/2004

Completed cargo ops for OIF II
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/21/2004

Returned from OIF II | MARAD OPCON
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/4/2004

Activation for OIF | MSC OPCON 07/03/04
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 6/23/2005

Returned from OIF & COBRA GOLD OP | MARAD OPCON 06/24/05
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/7/2007

Conducting sea trial.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/10/2007

"Completed sea trial at San Francisco, CA."
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 2/17/2011

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-11-2B
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 3/4/2011

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/25/2014

Activated for transit to shipyard, drydocking, and sea trial.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 7/28/2014

Sea trial completed and returned to ships berth at Pier 50.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/28/2014

Activated for post drydock sea trial.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 10/2/2014

Post drydock sea trial completed.

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