A Ship picture that is represented by the ship name - CAPE TAYLOR
Year Built
1977
Official Number
632750
Ship Yard
Sasebo Heavy Industries
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Roll On/Roll Off
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
634.3 feet
Beam
88.59 feet
Mast Height
163.4 feet
Net Tons
6534 tons
Gross Tons
21320 tons
Cargo Capacity
"87032" square feet
Draft, Summer
28.25 tons
Draft, Lightweight
15.3 tons
Displacement, Summer
26456 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
12141 tons
Immersion, Summer
98.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
76.0 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service


Historical Narrative



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

Vessel Name History

1977 - 1981: Rabenfels
1981 - 1993: Cygnus
1993 - present: Cape Taylor

Photo Captions

1.) Cape Taylor at dock.  MARAD file photo.
2.) Cape Taylor stern ramp.  MARAD file photo.
3.) Cape Taylor loading military vehicles via stern ramp.  MARAD file photo.
4.) Cape Taylor underway.  MARAD file photo.
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 3/15/1993

ex RABENFELS/CYGNUS
Event: Entry
Date: 4/7/1993

Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 6/28/1993

Ship CYGNUS changes name to CAPE TAYLOR
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/9/1994

Operation "Uphold Democracy" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/11/1994

Completed operation "Uphold Democracy" mission.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/6/1996

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-96-1
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 5/9/1996

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/20/1997

Conducting sea trial to Houston TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/22/1997

Completed sea trial at new homeport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/17/1998

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/18/1998

Completed sea trial at Pier 45-46
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/16/1999

ENRTE: Tampa Shipbuilding & Repair
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/18/1999

In for repairs
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/10/1999

ENRTE: Houston TX w/ETA 08/13/99 @ 0700
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/13/1999

Complete sea trial/returning from repair
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/17/2000

Turbo Activation 00-2 sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/19/2000

Completed Turbo Activation 00-2
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/18/2001

Conducting Annual Maintenance Sea Trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/20/2001

Completed Annual Maintenance Sea Trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/7/2002

Turbo Activation 02-01 sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/8/2002

Completed Turbo Activation 02-01 S/T
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/16/2002

Turbo Activation 02-03 sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/20/2002

Completed Turbo Activation 02-03 S/T
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 1/17/2003

Activation in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/23/2003

OP ENDURING FREEDOM | MSC OPCON 01/22/03
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/25/2003

End OP IRAQI FREEDOM|MARAD OPCON 6/25/03
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/11/2006

OIF 07-09.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 8/19/2006

Returned from OIF 07-09
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/27/2007

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-07-06
Event: Depart
Date: 10/1/2007

Commencing sea trial for Turbo-Activation 07-06
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 10/2/2007

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Arrival
Date: 10/4/2007

Completed sea trial for Turbo-Activation 07-06
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 2/14/2012

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-12-1
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 2/19/2012

Completed Turbo Activation.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


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8/17/2018 CAPE T Brochure.pdf The default expand icon picture which is by default a plus sign The download picture that indicates an icon for downloading action.

Plans


Date Type Name Expand Download
8/17/2018 CAPE T Capacity Plan.pdf The expand icon picture that is repesented by a plus sign The picture for a download icon that indicates for download operation
8/17/2018 CAPE T General Plan.pdf The expand icon picture that is repesented by a plus sign The picture for a download icon that indicates for download operation
8/17/2018 CAPE T Lines Plane.pdf The expand icon picture that is repesented by a plus sign The picture for a download icon that indicates for download operation
8/17/2018 CAPE T Hull Master Plan, Deck and Profile Construction.pdf The expand icon picture that is repesented by a plus sign The picture for a download icon that indicates for download operation
8/17/2018 CAPE T Deck Scantling Plan.pdf The expand icon picture that is repesented by a plus sign The picture for a download icon that indicates for download operation
8/17/2018 CAPE T Specifications.pdf The expand icon picture that is repesented by a plus sign The picture for a download icon that indicates for download operation

Shipwreck Information


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