|USNS Effective (T-AGOS-21)|
USNS Effective (T-AGOS-21)
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|Awarded:||7 October 1988|
|Builder:||Mc Dermott Shipyards, Morgan City, Louisiana|
|Laid down:||15 February 1991|
|Launched:||26 September 1991|
|Acquired:||27 January 1993|
|National Defense Service Medal|
|Notes:||Currently in service|
|Type:||Victorious-class ocean surveillance ship|
|Propulsion:||diesel-electric, two shafts, 1,600hp|
|Speed:||9.6 knots (17.8 km/h; 11.0 mph)|
|Complement:||19 civilian mariners, 5 sponsors|
|Sensors and |
|both passive and active low frequency sonar arrays|
Built in Louisiana[edit | edit source]
Effective was built by Mc Dermott Shipyards, Morgan City, Louisiana. She was laid down on 15 February 1991 and launched 26 September 1991 and was delivered to the Navy on 27 January 1993 which assigned her to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Special Missions Program.
Mission[edit | edit source]
The mission of Effective is to directly support the Navy by using both passive and active low frequency sonar arrays to detect and track undersea threats.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
There is no current operational history on Effective.
Honors and awards[edit | edit source]
Effective personnel are qualified for the following medals:
- National Defense Service Medal
References[edit | edit source]
- NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive - T-AGOS-21 Effective
- Special Mission Program
- USNS EFFECTIVE (T-AGOS 21)
Note[edit | edit source]
There is no journal entry on Effective at DANFS.
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