Submarine and Special Warfare Support Ships
A number of chartered vessels are used in special mission and submarine support roles such as HOS Dominator, Dolores Chouest, Carolyn Chouest and C-Commando. These support ships are owned and operated by Contract Operators in support of Naval Special Warfare Command, U.S. Submarine Forces, Pacific and U.S. Special Operations Command. M/V Dolores Chouest, Carolyn Chouest and C-Commando are owned and operated by Edison Chouest Offshore, and provide training and exercise support for various Special Warfare commands. M/V HOS Dominator provides submarine support and is owned and operated by Hornbeck Offshore Services, Covington, Louisiana. M/V Malama also provides submarine support and is owned and operated by Hawaiian Resource Group.
USNS Arrowhead, USNS Eagleview, USNS Black Powder, and USNS Westwind are government-owned vessels and provide submarine support services.
|Point Of Contact|
MSC Public Affairs
471 East C. St.
Norfolk, VA 23511-2419
|General Characteristics, Submarine and Special Warfare Support|
|T-ARS 52 Salvor - Operates in the are of Pacific|
|M/V Carolyn Chouest - Operates in the area of Pacific|
|M/V C-Commando - Operates on the U.S. West Coast|
|M/V Dolores Chouest - Operates on the U.S. East Coast|
|M/V HOS Greystone|
|M/V HOS Bluewater|
|M/V Malama - Operates in the area of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii|
|M/V HOS Dominator - Operates on the U.S. West Coast|
|USNS Black Powder (T-AGSE 1)|
|USNS Westwind (T-AGSE 2)|
|USNS Eagleview (T-AGSE 3)|
|USNS Arrowhead (T-AGSE 4)|
|Last Update: 8 January 2019|