CAPE ARCHWAY


Cape_Archway_Photo_1.jpg
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Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Acquisition
12/17/1979
Entry
4/2/1980
Ship Name Change
12/30/1980 Ship AFRICAN NEPTUNE changes name to CAPE ARCHWAY
Activation
8/20/1990 Activated to provide logistical support for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Repairs
12/1/1990 "Docked in Marseille, France to undergo repairs"
Movement
1/1/1992 "Returned to Charleston, South Carolina after providing logistical support in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm"
Interim Movement
8/29/1998 Maintenance activation sea trial
Interim Movement
8/30/1998 Maitenance activation sea trial complete
Interim Movement
3/6/1999 No-Notice Turbo Activation 99-2
Interim Movement
3/7/1999 Completed Turbo Activation 99-2
Interim Movement
5/17/1999 Under tow to JRRF
Interim Movement
5/18/1999 Returned from deactivation
Interim Movement
2/8/2001 Tow to Stevens Technical for drydocking
Interim Movement
2/12/2001 At Stevens Technical Services
Interim Movement
5/12/2001 Conducting sea trial
Interim Movement
5/13/2001 Completed sea trial
Interim Movement
7/9/2001 Under tow to JRRF
Interim Movement
7/11/2001 Returning from Stevens Technical Service
Interim Movement
6/5/2003 ENRTE: Norfolk VA for de-fueling
Interim Movement
6/5/2003 In for de-fueling
Interim Movement
7/10/2003 Under tow to JRRF
Interim Movement
7/10/2003 Return from de-fueling
Cleared Historic Review
1/7/2009 Vessel cleared NHPA processing.

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


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

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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