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High Speed Vessels - HSV

 
Description
Two high-speed vessels support Department of Defense activities worldwide. Both ships are under long-term chart to Military Sealift Command. Westpac Express (HSV 4676) suppports the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force transporting cargo and mlitary personnel between Okinawa, Japan and other ports in the Far East.
 
Features
HSVs are fast, cost-effective means of transporting personnel, vehicles and equipment. Westpac Express can transport up to 970 Marines plus vehicles and equipment.
 
Point Of Contact
MSC Public Affairs
471 East C. St.
Norfolk, VA 23511-2419
(757) 443-3984
http://www.msc.navy.mil
 
General Characteristics, High Speed Vessel
Length: 331 ft
Beam: 88 ft
Displacement: 2,118 tons
Ships:
Westpac Express (HSV 4676), None
 
Last Update: 7 March 2017