HSC T&T Spirit

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T&T Spirit
History
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Operator:
Route: 2006-Present: Port of Spain - Scarborough
Builder: Incat, Tasmania, Australia
Yard number: 060
Launched: 2002
Renamed:
  • Incat 060 (construction)
  • TSV 1X Spearhead (2002-2005)
  • T&T Spirit (2006-Present)
Homeport: Port of Spain
Identification: IMO number 9280897
Status: Operational
General characteristics
Tonnage: 6,581 tonnes
Length: 97.22 m (319.0 ft)
Beam: 26.6 m (87.3 ft)
Speed: 42 knots (service), 46.5 knots (maximum)
Capacity:
  • 765 passengers
  • 200 vehicles

HSC T&T Spirit is a fast ferry operated by the government of Trinidad and Tobago.

Launched in 2002, she was initially built as a civilian ferry, but was converted for military use in the final stages of construction. She served from 2002 to 2005 with the United States Army's Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) as the first Theater Support Vessel (TSV). During this period she was designated USAV Spearhead (TSV-X1). Following military service she was converted for civilian passenger and vehicle ferry with the Trinidad and Tobago government on the Port of SpainScarborough route along with the T&T Express (HSC Incat 046)

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