C. V. LIGHTNING


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Year Built
1969
Official Number
518063
Shipyard
Bath Iron Works Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Container
MARAD Type
C5-S-73b
Ship Length
610 feet
Beam
78 feet
Mast Height
131 feet
Net Tons
12460 tons
Gross Tons
17930 tons
Cargo Capacity
63645 square feet
Draft, Summer
31.6 tons
Draft, Lightweight
17.9 tons
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
86 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
72 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service

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Vessel Name History


1969 - 1987: C. V. Lightning
1987 - present: Flickertail State


Vessel Name History

C. V. LIGHTNING

FLICKERTAIL STATE

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Milestones


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2/5/1981
Vessel Name Change
9/1/1987 Ship CV LIGHTNING changes name to FLICKERTAIL STATE
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7/4/1997 Conducting sea trial to Norfolk VA
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7/5/1997 Sea trial completedMSC OPCON 07/05/97
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7/14/1997 "Conducting JCS Exercise ""JTFLEX 97-3"""
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7/14/1997 At Fort Story anchorage
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7/21/1997 ENRTE: Newport News VA
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7/21/1997 Completed JCS Ex.MARAD OPCON 07/22/97
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2/25/1998 Under tow to NORSHIPCO for drydocking
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2/25/1998 Entering drydock at NORSHIPCO
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3/23/1998 Under tow to Newport News VA
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3/23/1998 Returned from drydocking at NORSHIPCO
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6/4/1998 Maintenance activation and sea trial
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6/5/1998 Completed sea trial
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9/30/1998 Shifting to Cheatham Annex
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9/30/1998 At new outport/homeport berth
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2/23/1999 Shifting to temp outport Neport New VA
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2/23/1999 At temporary outport berth
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3/5/1999 Returning to Cheatham Annex
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3/5/1999 Returned from temporary outport
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6/4/1999 No Notice Turbo Activation 99-3
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6/6/1999 Completed Activation sea trial
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6/23/1999 Temp move to make room for MPS vessel
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6/23/1999 At temporary layberth
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6/29/1999 ENRTE: Cheatham Annex following temp mov
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6/29/1999
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2/22/2000 Under tow to NORSHIPCO
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2/22/2000 At NORSHIPCO for boiler repairs
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3/24/2000 Under tow to Cheatham Annex
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3/24/2000 Completed boiler repairs at NORSHIPCO
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5/13/2000 Temp move to accomodate MSC PREPO ship
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5/13/2000 At 23Rd St pier at Newport News VA
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5/23/2000 Tow back to Cheatham Annex VA
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5/23/2000 Returned from temporary layberth
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3/26/2001 Sea trial to Norfolk and to load cargo
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3/27/2001 Sea trial complete / MSC OPCON
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4/7/2001 ENRTE: Pearl Harbor HI
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4/25/2001
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4/25/2001 ENRTE: Chinhae South Korea w/ETA 5/6/01
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5/5/2001
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6/18/2001 ENRTE: Pusan South Korea
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6/19/2001
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6/23/2001 ENRTE: San Francisco CA w/ETA 07/03/01
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7/6/2001 Receiving sea trial team
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7/6/2001 ENRTE: Port Hueneme CA for bunkers
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7/6/2001 In for bunkers
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7/8/2001 ENRTE: San Diego CA
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7/8/2001
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7/10/2001 ENRTE: Norfolk VA w/ETA 07/21/01
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7/21/2001 Discharging JLOTS cargo
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7/26/2001 ENRTE: Cheatham Annex VA
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7/26/2001 MARAD OPCON 07/27/2001
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2/21/2002 ENRTE: Newport News VA to Pier 23
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2/21/2002 New homeport is Newport News VA
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9/25/2002 Under tow to Cheatham Annex | Crane test
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9/25/2002 Performing hydraulic crane tests
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2/1/2003
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2/2/2003
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4/14/2003 Conducting sea trial
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4/15/2003 Completed sea trial from repairs
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9/29/2003 Turbo Activation 03-6 and exercise
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10/5/2003 Completed Turbo Activation S/T 03-6
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2/4/2004 Shift to NOB Norfolk|MSC OPCON 02/04/04
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2/4/2004 Loading cargo for JLOTS NEW HORIZONS Ex
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2/9/2004 Commencing JLOTS NEW HORIZONS Exercise
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2/13/2004

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