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Year Built
1968
Official Number
517717
Ship Yard
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
C5-S-75a
Ship Length
605 feet
Beam
82 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
10002 tons
Gross Tons
15949 tons
Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
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Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration has completed a National Register eligibility assessment on Cape Gibson which includes a history of the vessel.  This report can be downloaded in the documents section.

Vessel Name History

1968 - 1978: Indian Mail
1978 - 1988: President Jackson
1988 - present: Cape Gibson
Mission
Mission Name
Operations Desert Shield/Storm/Sortie
Historical Documents
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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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