AMERICAN OSPREY


American_Osprey_Photo_1.jpg
Year Built
1958
Official Number
276034
Shipyard
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - LNG
MARAD Type
Private
Ship Length
630 feet
Beam
90 feet
Mast Height
136.8 feet
Net Tons
12454 tons
Gross Tons
20143 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
35.66 tons
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
44840 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
10563 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
--

Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration's National Register Eligibility Assessment for American Osprey, available in the Documents section, contains a detailed history of the vessel.

American Osprey was withdrawn from the National Defense Reserve Fleet on May 19, 2009 when it departed Beaumont Reserve Fleet after being sold for dismantlment.

Vessel Name History

1958 - 1984: Gulf Prince
1984 - 2009: American Osprey


Vessel Name History

AMERICAN OSPREY

GULF PRINCE

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Ship Name Change
(No Date) Ship GULF PRINCE changes name to AMERICAN OSPREY
Acquisition
5/30/1984
Entry
6/5/1984
Activation
8/31/1990 Vessel was activated for Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Prepositioning
3/1/1991 Vessel was assigned to the Afloat Prepositioning Force at Diego Garcia.
Interim Movement
2/27/1997 ENRTE: Saipan
Interim Movement
2/28/1997
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3/3/1997 ENRTE: Guam
Interim Movement
3/3/1997
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3/29/1997 ENRTE: Saipan
Interim Movement
3/29/1997
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3/30/1997 ENRTE: Guam
Interim Movement
3/31/1997
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4/14/1997 Underway in the vicinity of Guam
Interim Movement
4/19/1997
Interim Movement
5/20/1997 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
5/22/1997 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
6/18/1997 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
6/20/1997 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
7/16/1997 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
7/17/1997 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
8/20/1997 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
8/22/1997 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
9/16/1997 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
9/18/1997 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
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10/7/1997 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
10/9/1997 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
10/14/1997 Departed to avoid typhoon
Interim Movement
10/16/1997 Returned after typhoon sortie
Interim Movement
10/31/1997 Avoiding Typhoon Keith
Interim Movement
11/4/1997 Returned from Typhoon Keith sortie
Interim Movement
12/15/1997 Avoiding Super Typhoon Paka
Interim Movement
12/18/1997 Returned after typhoon sortie
Interim Movement
1/7/1998 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
1/8/1998 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
3/25/1998 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
3/27/1998 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
4/13/1998 Conducting Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
4/16/1998 Completed Independent Steaming Exercise
Interim Movement
5/21/1998 ENRTE: Okinawa Japan w/ETA 05/24/98
Interim Movement
5/24/1998 In Okinawa Japan
Interim Movement
5/29/1998 ENRTE: Guam
Interim Movement
6/2/1998 Returned from Okinawa Japan
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7/20/1998 ENRTE: Saipan
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7/21/1998 In Saipan w/ETD 07/26/98
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7/26/1998 ENRTE: Guam w/ETA 07/27/98
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7/27/1998
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9/1/1998 Conducting ISE
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9/3/1998 Completed ISE
Interim Movement
10/13/1998 Conducting ISE
Interim Movement
10/14/1998 Completed ISE
Interim Movement
11/10/1998 ENRTE: Sasebo Japan to discharge cargo
Interim Movement
11/14/1998 In Sasebo Japan for cargo disc
Interim Movement
11/17/1998 ENRTE: Pusan South Korea
Interim Movement
11/18/1998
Interim Movement
11/19/1998 ENRTE: Panama Canal
Interim Movement
11/24/1998 Medical diversion 11/22; crewman injured
Interim Movement
11/24/1998 ENRTE: Panama Canal w/ETA 12/02/98
Interim Movement
12/27/1998 Tampa S/Y for deact/MARAD OPCON 12/27/98
Interim Movement
1/25/1999 Under tow to Port of Orange TX / deact
Interim Movement
1/30/1999 In for deactivation at Port of Orange
Interim Movement
4/8/1999 Under tow to BRF
Interim Movement
4/8/1999 Return following completed deactivation
Entry
4/1/2000

10/1/2008
Withdrawal
5/19/2009

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
8/7/2008 American_Osprey_NHPA_History.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


No ship wreck information for this vessel