Does this bulbous bow make sense? - USNS Navajo (T-ATS 6)

“The hull form of the T-ATS has a bulbous bow that will enable improved seakeeping capabilities and enhanced fuel efficiency”

The bulbous bow doesn’t show as an item being altered from the VS 4126 IV design according to this: (Page 8 & 9)

(Nearest to a GA-plan I have found)

It may well have been changed from the early version of this designs, though.

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