Chesapeake_Photo_1.jpg
Year Built
1964
Official Number
296863
Shipyard
Bethlehem-Sparrows Point Shipyard
General Type
Tanker
Specific Type
Tanker - LNG
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
619.9 feet
Beam
102 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
19148 tons
Gross Tons
27015 tons
Cargo Capacity
174900 barrels
Draft, Summer
33.66 tons
Draft, Lightweight
16 tons
Displacement, Summer
62600 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
13500 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Still in Govt. Service


Historical Narrative



The National Park Service completed a HAER survey, available in the Documents section, of Chesapeake which contains a detailed history of the vessel.

Vessel Name History

1964 - 1980: Hess Voyager
1980 - present: Chesapeake


Vessel Name History

CHESAPEAKE

HESS VOYAGER

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 1/1/0001

Ship HESS VOYAGER changes name to CHESAPEAKE
Event: Entry
Date: 10/22/1987

Event: Acquisition
Date: 12/15/1987

Ex HESS VOYAGER
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/3/1997

ENRTE: Outport at Hunters Point
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/3/1997

At outport in Hunters Point
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/18/1997

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/20/1997

Completed sea trial to Hunters Point
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/30/1997

ENRTE: Gladstone Australia
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/15/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/25/1997

ENRTE: Freshwater Bay Australia
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/25/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/5/1997

ENRTE: Gladstone Australia
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/5/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/5/1997

ENRTE: Brisbane Australia under tow
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/5/1997

In to assess ruder and horn damage
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/10/1997

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/11/1997

Completed sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/13/1997

ENRTE: San Francisco CA w/ETA 08/30/97
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/28/1997

Completed Tandem Thrust Ex./MARAD OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/8/1998

ENRTE: Oakland CA for 120 day yard work
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/8/1998

At Bay Ship & Yacht for 120 day yard wrk
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/25/1998

Post repair sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/27/1998

Completed sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/3/1998

ENRTE: San Francisco Pier 50
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/3/1998

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/15/1999

ENRTE: San Francisco Drydock
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/15/1999

At San Francisco Drydock
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/12/1999

Departed Pier 50 for IMS demo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/22/1999

Returned from IMS demo
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/3/2000

Participating in JLOTS Ex MSC OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/6/2000

At Camp Pendelton (CPEND)
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/29/2000

ENRTE: San Francisco
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/30/2000

Completed JLOTS Ex MARAD OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/17/2001

ENRTE: Cascade General S/Y for drydock
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/20/2001

In for drydocking at Cascade General S/Y
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/12/2001

Conducting sea trial to San Francisco
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/15/2001

Completed sea trial & drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/6/2001

ENRTE: Chinhae South Korea for JLOTS EX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/24/2001

Diego Garcia is new homeport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/21/2001

Shifting to Pusan for APS
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/21/2001

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/5/2001

ENRTE: Ulsan South Korea
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/5/2001

Vessel turn over from WR to CR 07/05/01
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/8/2001

ENRTE: Diego Garcia w/ETA 07/21/2001
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/22/2001

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/12/2001

Conducting ISE until further notice
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/19/2001

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/27/2001

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/1/2001

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/29/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/2/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/7/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/9/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/12/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/14/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/26/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/28/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/1/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/3/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/29/2002

Shift from anchorage #13 to ALPHA Pier
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/29/2002

Completed shift to ALPHA Pier
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/3/2002

Conducting 3 day ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/6/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/19/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/21/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/1/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/3/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/9/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/11/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/23/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/25/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/12/2002

Conducting ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/14/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/9/2002

Conducing ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/16/2002

Completed ISE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/27/2006

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/5/2006

ENRTE: FT Story, VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/2/2007

OPDS-3
Event: Depart
Date: 6/30/2008

"Leaving Alameda, CA for JLOTS 08 exercise."
Event: Arrival
Date: 8/4/2008

"Returned to Alameda, CA from JLOTS 08 exercise."
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/26/2008

Departed Alameda, CA for Masirah Mission Operations at 1015 PST.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/13/2009

Arrived Port Arthur, TX; OPCON shifted to MARAD.
Event: Status Change
Date: 2/3/2009

Vessel downgraded to NDRF retention status.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/18/2009

Depart for BRF upon completion of Deactivation.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/18/2009

Arrived at BRF at 1525 cst from Gulf Copper Shipyard in Port Arthur, TX.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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