CAPE JOHNSON


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Year Built
1962
Official Number
289547
Shipyard
National Steel and Shipbuilding
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
565 feet
Beam
76 feet
Mast Height
139 feet
Net Tons
9345 tons
Gross Tons
12724 tons
Cargo Capacity
55198 square feet
Draft, Summer
31.5 tons
Draft, Lightweight
13.3 tons
Displacement, Summer
22629 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
8162 tons
Immersion, Summer
71 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
69 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service

Historical Narrative



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


Photo Descriptions
1.) Cape Johnson, underway, MARAD file photo.


Vessel Name History

Mormacsaga 

Dant 



Vessel Name History

CAPE JOHNSON

MORMACSAGA

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Ship Name Change
(No Date) Ship MORMACSAGA changes name to CAPE JOHNSON
Acquisition
11/14/1986
Interim Movement
5/24/1997 ENRTE: Roosevelt Raods Puerto Rico
Interim Movement
6/1/1997 In Roosevelt Road Puerto Rico
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6/1/1997 Conducting Exercise
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6/6/1997 Completed Exercise
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6/6/1997 ENRTE: Baltimore MD
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6/12/1997 MARAD OPCON 06/13/97 @ 0800 EDT
Interim Movement
10/22/1997 Tow to GMD S/Y f/DD and lifeboat install
Interim Movement
10/24/1997 At GMD Shipyard for scheduled drydocking
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1/31/1998 Under tow to Baltimore MD
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2/1/1998 Returned from drydocking at GMD S/Y
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1/18/2000 Conducting sea trial to new homeport
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1/20/2000 Completed sea trial at new homeport
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5/9/2000 Commencing JTFEX 00-2 / MSC OPCON
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5/19/2000 Completed JTFEX 00-2 / MARAD OPCON 05/20
Interim Movement
5/17/2001 ENRTE: State Pier for Maritime Day event
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5/17/2001 @ State Pier /f Maritime Day Celebration
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5/21/2001 ENRTE: ROS berth
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5/21/2001
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3/8/2002 Turbo Activation 02-01 sea trial
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3/11/2002 Completed Turbo Activation 02-01 S/T
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5/17/2002 Towed to State Pier for Portfest Event
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5/17/2002 At State Pier for Maritime Day/Portfest
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5/21/2002 Under tow back to layberth
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5/21/2002 Returned from Maritime Day/Portfest
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10/4/2002 Turbo Activation sea trial 02-04
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10/7/2002 Completed Turbo Activation 02-04 S/T
Interim Movement
11/3/2002 Depart for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM
Interim Movement
11/3/2002 At fueling dock
Interim Movement
11/3/2002 ENRTE: Earle NJ | MSC OPCON @ 1515 EST
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11/5/2002 At Earle Naval Weapons Station
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12/9/2002
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12/22/2002 Arrived at load port
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7/21/2003 Return to CONUS | New Homeport is JRRF
Interim Movement
8/2/2003 ENRTE: MHI Norfolk VA
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8/3/2003 At MHI | MARAD OPCON 08/03/03 @ 1354 EDT
Interim Movement
10/27/2003 Shift from MHI to Colonna's S/Y
Interim Movement
10/27/2003 Shift complete to Colonna's for drydock
Interim Movement
2/3/2004 PENDING: ENRTE: Cheatham Annex
Interim Movement
2/3/2004 PENDING:
Interim Movement
9/18/2008 Arrived at JRRF at 1045 from Cheatham Annex, Virginia.

10/1/2008
Interim Movement
10/1/2008
Disposal
6/14/2012 Vessel cleared historic review.

7/5/2012

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
6/8/2012 National Register Eligibility Assessment Cape Johnson.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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