USNS Dahl (T-AKR-312)
USNS Dahl in 2008
|Awarded:||20 October 1994|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||12 November 1997|
|Launched:||2 October 1998|
|In service:||13 July 1999|
|Status:||in active service|
|Class and type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
USNS Dahl (T-AKR-312) is one of Military Sealift Command's nineteen Large, Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ships and is part of the 33 ships in the Prepositioning Program. She is a Watson-class vehicle cargo ship named for Specialist Larry G. Dahl, a Medal of Honor recipient.
Laid down on 12 November 1997 and launched on 2 October 1998, Dahl was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 13 July 1999.
- Duncan Campbell, Richard Norton-Taylor (2 June 2008). "Prison ships, torture claims, and missing detainees". The Guardian. Retrieved 2008-06-01. mirror