DIAMOND STATE


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Diamond State, underway. MARAD file photo. Date unknown.
Year Built
1962
Official Number
287976
Shipyard
Todd Shipbuilding and Drydock
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Crane Ship
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
668 feet
Beam
76 feet
Mast Height
151 feet
Net Tons
9990 tons
Gross Tons
16310 tons
Cargo Capacity
42750 square feet
Draft, Summer
33.3 tons
Draft, Lightweight
19 tons
Displacement, Summer
31498 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
16400 tons
Immersion, Summer
92 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
81 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service

Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History


1962 - 1975: Japan Mail
1975 - 1989: President Truman
1989 - present: Diamond State

Photo Captions

1.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
2.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
3.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
4.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
5.) Diamond State in Beaumont Reserve Fleet.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
6.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
7.) Diamond State, pierside with cranes raised.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
8.) Diamond State, pierside, loading cargo.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.


Vessel Name History

DIAMOND STATE

JAPAN MAIL

PRESIDENT TRUMAN

Mission
Mission Name
Operations Desert Shield/Storm/Sortie
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Milestones


Event Date Content
Acquisition
1/23/1987
Ship Name Change
2/14/1989 Ship PRESIDENT TRUMAN changes name to DIAMOND STATE
Interim Movement
7/20/1997 ENRTE: NORSHIPCO in Norfolk VA
Interim Movement
7/24/1997 At NORSHIPCO
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8/27/1997 Conducting sea trial to Houston TX
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9/2/1997 Completed sea trial at outport berth
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2/18/1998 Shift to Berth 4 due to demolition work
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2/18/1998 At Berth 4 after shift from Berths 13/14
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5/21/1998 ENRTE: Houston Ship Repair
Interim Movement
5/21/1998 At Houston Ship Rep for XFR pipe renewal
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9/13/1998 No-Notice Turbo Activation 98-4
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9/15/1998 Completed Turbo Activation
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12/8/1999 No Notice Activation sea trial 00-1
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12/10/1999 Completed TA 00-1
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12/6/2000 Conducting annual M&R sea trial
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12/8/2000 Completed annual M&R sea trial
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8/1/2001 Annual Maintenance Activation Sea Trial
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8/1/2001 Sea trial not completed/Heavy vibration
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9/27/2001 Maintenance activation sea trial
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9/29/2001 Completed maintenance act. sea trial
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10/4/2002 Turbo Activation sea trial 02-04
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10/7/2002 Completed Tubro Activation 02-04 S/T
Interim Movement
2/5/2003 ENRTE: Houston City Docks
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2/7/2003 PENDING: Returned from repairs.
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3/3/2005 Commencing maintenance activation sea trial
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3/6/2005 Completed maintenance activation sea trial
Interim Movement
9/7/2005 Activated for Hurricane Katrina Relief
Interim Movement
9/8/2005 At Port of New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina Relief
Interim Movement
10/19/2005 ENRTE: Houston, TX
Interim Movement
10/20/2005 Return from Hurricane Katrina relief
Interim Movement
5/3/2006 ENRTE: Port of Orange, TX for NDRF deactivation and tow to BRF
Interim Movement
5/3/2006 At Port of Orange for NDRF deactivation and tow to BRF

7/20/2006 "Returning from the Port of Orange, TX"
Interim Movement
7/20/2006 Returning from the Port of Orange, TX
Interim Movement
7/20/2006 Returning from the Port of Orange, TX
Status Change
10/1/2009 Status changed from Military Useful to Logistics Support.

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