USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200)

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USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200)
Career (USA)
Name: USNS Guadalupe
Namesake: The Guadalupe River in Texas
Ordered: 6 October 1988
Builder: Avondale Shipyard, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana
Laid down: 9 July 1990
Launched: 5 October 1991
In service: 25 September 1992-present
Status: In active Military Sealift Command service
Badge: USS Guadalupe T-AO-200 Crest.png
General characteristics
Class & type: Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler
Type: Fleet replenishment oiler
Tonnage: 31,200 deadweight tons
Displacement: 9,500 tons light
Full load variously reported as 42,382 tons and 40,700 long tons (41,353 metric tons)
Length: 677 ft (206 m)
Beam: 97 ft 5 in (29.69 m)
Draft: 35 ft (11 m) maximum
Installed power: 16,000 hp (11.9 MW) per shaft
34,442 hp (25.7 MW) total sustained
Propulsion: Two medium-speed Colt-Pielstick PC4-2/2 10V-570 diesel engines, two shafts, controllable-pitch propellers
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Capacity: 178,000 to 180,000 barrels (28,300 to 28,600 m3) of fuel oil and jet fuel
7,400 square feet (690 m2) dry cargo space; eight 20-foot (6.1 m) refrigerated container with room for 128 pallets
Complement: 103 (18 civilian officers, 1 U.S. Navy officer, 64 merchant seamen, 20 U.S. Navy enlisted personnel)
Armament: Peacetime: usually none
Wartime: probably 2 x 20-mm Phalanx CIWS
Aircraft carried: None
Aviation facilities: Helicopter landing platform
Notes: Five refueling stations
Two dry cargo transfer rigs
For other ships of the same name, see USS Guadalupe.

USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) is a Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler operated by the Military Sealift Command to support ships of the United States Navy.

USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) pierside in San Diego, California.

Guadalupe, the fourteenth ship of the Henry J. Kaiser class, was laid down at Avondale Shipyard, Inc., at New Orleans, Louisiana, on 9 July 1990 and launched on 5 October 1991. She entered non-commissioned U.S. Navy service under the control of the Military Sealift Command with a primarily civilian crew on 25 September 1992. She serves in the United States Pacific Fleet.

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