USNS Pomeroy (T-AKR-316)
USNS Pomeroy (T-AKR-316) 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 Private First Class Ralph E. Pomeroy, a Medal of Honor recipient.
|Ordered:||14 January 1997|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||25 April 2000|
|Launched:||10 March 2001|
|In service:||14 August 2001|
|Class and type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
Laid down on 25 April 2000 and launched on 10 March 2001, Pomeroy was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 14 August 2001.
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