CAPE ARCHWAY


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Year Built
1963
Official Number
290485
Shipyard
Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
C4-S-58a
Ship Length
571.9 feet
Beam
75 feet
Mast Height
136.4 feet
Net Tons
6810 tons
Gross Tons
11310 tons
Cargo Capacity
42789 square feet
Draft, Summer
30.5 tons
Draft, Lightweight
13 tons
Displacement, Summer
20110 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
7382 tons
Immersion, Summer
68 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
54 tons
Fate
Sold - Scrap


Historical Narrative



Cape Archway's history can be found under the "Documents" tab above.

Vessel Name History


1963 - 1980: African Neptune
1980 - 1980: Neptune
1980 - present: Cape Archway


Vessel Name History

AFRICAN NEPTUNE

CAPE ARCHWAY

Mission
Mission Name
Operations Desert Shield/Storm/Sortie
Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 12/17/1979

Event: Entry
Date: 4/2/1980

Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 12/30/1980

Ship AFRICAN NEPTUNE changes name to CAPE ARCHWAY
Event: Activation
Date: 8/20/1990

Activated to provide logistical support for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Event: Repairs
Date: 12/1/1990

"Docked in Marseille, France to undergo repairs"
Event: Movement
Date: 1/1/1992

"Returned to Charleston, South Carolina after providing logistical support in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm"
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/29/1998

Maintenance activation sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/30/1998

Maitenance activation sea trial complete
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/6/1999

No-Notice Turbo Activation 99-2
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/7/1999

Completed Turbo Activation 99-2
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/17/1999

Under tow to JRRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/18/1999

Returned from deactivation
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/8/2001

Tow to Stevens Technical for drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/12/2001

At Stevens Technical Services
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/12/2001

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/13/2001

Completed sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/9/2001

Under tow to JRRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/11/2001

Returning from Stevens Technical Service
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/5/2003

ENRTE: Norfolk VA for de-fueling
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/5/2003

In for de-fueling
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/10/2003

Under tow to JRRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/10/2003

Return from de-fueling
Event: Cleared Historic Review
Date: 1/7/2009

Vessel cleared NHPA processing.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
12/18/2008 Cape_Archway_NHPA_History.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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