General Characteristics
Name: Class Number: IMO Number: Status:
USNS BOB HOPE 9820096 9085297 In Operation, Active, Classed, ISM, MLC 

  Official Registry Number CG053430
  Call Sign NHNM
  Flag Name United States of America
  Date Of Registry
  Keel Laying Date 29 May 1995
  Delivery Date 18 Nov 1998
  Description Ro/Ro Vehicle Carrier
  Vessel Type Vehicle Carrier
  MARPOL CATEGORY Not an Oil Tanker
  IBC_IGC CATEGORY Not Applicable
  ISM CATEGORY Other Cargo Ship
ABS Class Notations
  A1, Vehicle Carrier, , AMS, ACCU, APS
Additional Notations
  NVIC 2-95 Change 2 ACP, PMP+, CRC
Service Limit
  Unrestricted Service
ABS Safety, Quality and/or Environmental Standards :
International code for the security of the ships and of port facilities (ISPS Code), ABS Security Notation:
Record Comments
  Deck loading restricted.
  Certain systems and arrangements accepted at the request of the U.S. government.
  Vessel has physical features for underwater inspection in lieu of drydocking survey (UWILD).
Anchor Equipment
  Equipment Numeral U-48
  Anchor Holding Ability Superior (RW)
  Design Nominal Chain Diameter 92.08 mm
  Strength Level Extra-high Strength
Other Info
  Rapid Response Program No
DOD Fleet Information
  National Defense Reserve Fleet Reduced Operating Status - ROS 4
Principal Characteristics
  Estimated Gross Tonnage 73359 tonnes
  Design Deadweight 29151 tonnes
  Length between Perpendicular 269.4432 m
  Molded Breadth(M) 32.257
  Molded Depth(M) 27.5082
  Bulb Length From FP 7.32 m
  Length Overall LOA 289.3314 m
  Regulation Gross Tonnage Net Tonnage
  ITC 69365 (Registered) 20809 (Registered)
  PANAMA   68252
  SUEZ 73359 64840
Builder Customer Number Builder Building ID Builder Role Project Description Contractual Responsibility Contract Date
AVONDALE INDUSTRIES INC. 853615 2373 Prime Build     29 May 1995
Freeboard Assignments
  Freeboard Deadweight(tonnes) Calculated Freeboard(mm) State
  Conventional Freeboard from Ring 29151 7199.3117 Active
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