Ship Photo of The Week - SS Chesapeake SALM Release


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[I]SS Chesapeake (AOT-5084)[/I] tilts 13 degrees to port to release the single anchored leg moor… Click HERE to read the full blog article.


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Anyone shipped on the T C Power, Liberty in 1944 45 ??


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G’Day Oiler,
There are a lot of old salts, the vintage you are looking for, who volunteer on J W Brown, Baltimore. I will revert next Wednesday after being onboard the vessel, hopefully with positive news.
Brgds,
DB


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[B]more on the Chesapeake…[/B]

ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 1, 2008) The Military Sealift Command product tanker SS Chesapeake (T-AOT 5084) tilts 13 degrees to port to release the single anchored leg moor (SALM) into the ocean. The SALM is used to keep the ship at anchor during replenishment of fuel and supplies to shore activities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Morales.)

ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 1, 2008) The Military Sealift Command product tanker SS Chesapeake (T-AOT 5084) tilts 13 degrees towards its port side to release the Single Anchored Leg Moor (SALM) into the ocean. Naval Beach Group (NBG) 1, Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, and Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, install the legacy offshore petroleum discharge system to replace the existing multi-point mooring system that has been condemned beyond repair. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Morales.)

ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 1, 2008) The Military Sealift Command product tanker SS Chesapeake (T-AOT 5084) tilts 13 degrees towards its port side to release the single anchored leg moor (SALM) into the ocean. Naval Beach Group (NBG) 1, Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, and Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, install the legacy offshore petroleum discharge system to replace the existing multi-point mooring system that has been condemned beyond repair. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Morales.)

ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 1, 2008) The Military Sealift Command product tanker SS Chesapeake (T-AOT 5084) tilts 13 degrees towards its port side to release the Single Anchored Leg Moor (SALM) into the ocean. Naval Beach Group (NBG) 1, Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, and Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, install the legacy offshore petroleum discharge system to replace the existing multi-point mooring system that has been condemned beyond repair. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Morales.)

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2008) The Military Sealift Command offshore petroleum discharge systems ship SS Chesapeake (T-AOT 5084) is anchored off the coast of Red Beach in Camp Pendelton, Calif. as an UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter flies over head during Joint Logistics Over-The-Shore (JLOTS) 2008. JLOTS 2008 is an engineering, logistical training exercise between Army and Navy units under a joint force commander (JFC) as a means to load and unload ships without the benefit of deep draft-capable, fixed port facilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian P. Caracci.)