CHESAPEAKE


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Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Ship Name Change
(No Date) Ship HESS VOYAGER changes name to CHESAPEAKE
Entry
10/22/1987
Acquisition
12/15/1987 Ex HESS VOYAGER
Interim Movement
1/3/1997 ENRTE: Outport at Hunters Point
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1/3/1997 At outport in Hunters Point
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1/18/1997 Conducting sea trial
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1/20/1997 Completed sea trial to Hunters Point
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1/30/1997 ENRTE: Gladstone Australia
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2/15/1997
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2/25/1997 ENRTE: Freshwater Bay Australia
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2/25/1997
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3/5/1997 ENRTE: Gladstone Australia
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3/5/1997
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4/5/1997 ENRTE: Brisbane Australia under tow
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4/5/1997 In to assess ruder and horn damage
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8/10/1997 Conducting sea trial
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8/11/1997 Completed sea trial
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8/13/1997 ENRTE: San Francisco CA w/ETA 08/30/97
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8/28/1997 Completed Tandem Thrust Ex./MARAD OPCON
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5/8/1998 ENRTE: Oakland CA for 120 day yard work
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5/8/1998 At Bay Ship & Yacht for 120 day yard wrk
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9/25/1998 Post repair sea trial
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9/27/1998 Completed sea trial
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12/3/1998 ENRTE: San Francisco Pier 50
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12/3/1998
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1/15/1999 ENRTE: San Francisco Drydock
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1/15/1999 At San Francisco Drydock
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11/12/1999 Departed Pier 50 for IMS demo
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11/22/1999 Returned from IMS demo
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9/3/2000 Participating in JLOTS Ex MSC OPCON
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9/6/2000 At Camp Pendelton (CPEND)
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9/29/2000 ENRTE: San Francisco
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9/30/2000 Completed JLOTS Ex MARAD OPCON
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3/17/2001 ENRTE: Cascade General S/Y for drydock
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3/20/2001 In for drydocking at Cascade General S/Y
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4/12/2001 Conducting sea trial to San Francisco
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4/15/2001 Completed sea trial & drydocking
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5/6/2001 ENRTE: Chinhae South Korea for JLOTS EX
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5/24/2001 Diego Garcia is new homeport
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6/21/2001 Shifting to Pusan for APS
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6/21/2001
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7/5/2001 ENRTE: Ulsan South Korea
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7/5/2001 Vessel turn over from WR to CR 07/05/01
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7/8/2001 ENRTE: Diego Garcia w/ETA 07/21/2001
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7/22/2001
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9/12/2001 Conducting ISE until further notice
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9/19/2001 Completed ISE
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11/27/2001 Conducting ISE
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12/1/2001 Completed ISE
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1/29/2002 Conducting ISE
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2/2/2002 Completed ISE
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2/7/2002 Conducting ISE
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2/9/2002 Completed ISE
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3/12/2002 Conducting ISE
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3/14/2002 Completed ISE
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3/26/2002 Conducting ISE
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3/28/2002 Completed ISE
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5/1/2002 Conducting ISE
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5/3/2002 Completed ISE
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5/29/2002 Shift from anchorage #13 to ALPHA Pier
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5/29/2002 Completed shift to ALPHA Pier
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6/3/2002 Conducting 3 day ISE
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6/6/2002 Completed ISE
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6/19/2002 Conducting ISE
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6/21/2002 Completed ISE
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7/1/2002 Conducting ISE
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7/3/2002 Completed ISE
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9/9/2002 Conducting ISE
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9/11/2002 Completed ISE
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9/23/2002 Conducting ISE
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9/25/2002 Completed ISE
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11/12/2002 Conducting ISE
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11/14/2002 Completed ISE
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12/9/2002 Conducing ISE
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12/16/2002 Completed ISE
Interim Movement
5/27/2006
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6/5/2006 ENRTE: FT Story, VA
Interim Movement
3/2/2007 OPDS-3
Depart
6/30/2008 "Leaving Alameda, CA for JLOTS 08 exercise."
Arrival
8/4/2008 "Returned to Alameda, CA from JLOTS 08 exercise."
Interim Movement
9/26/2008 Departed Alameda, CA for Masirah Mission Operations at 1015 PST.
Interim Movement
1/13/2009 Arrived Port Arthur, TX; OPCON shifted to MARAD.
Status Change
2/3/2009 Vessel downgraded to NDRF retention status.
Interim Movement
2/18/2009 Depart for BRF upon completion of Deactivation.
Interim Movement
2/18/2009 Arrived at BRF at 1525 cst from Gulf Copper Shipyard in Port Arthur, TX.

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
10/29/2013 Chesapeake_HAER_Report.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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