USNS Watson (T-AKR-310)
USNS Watson (T-AKR-310) 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 the lead ship of her class of vehicle cargo ships.
|Ordered:||15 September 1993|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||23 May 1996|
|Launched:||26 July 1997|
|In service:||23 June 1998|
|Class and type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
Laid down on 23 May 1996 and launched on 26 July 1997, Watson was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 23 June 1998.
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