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USS Mars, AFS-1, Harbor, Supply Ship
Code Number:
MYNV02P05_19.1702
Title:
USS Mars, AFS-1, Harbor, Supply Ship
Mars Class Combat Stores Ship
Laid down: 5 May 1962, at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California
Launched: 15 June 1963
Commissioned: USS Mars (AFS-1), 1 December 1963

Decommissioned: 1 February 1993 at Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, California., and placed in service by MSC as USNS Mars (T-AFS-1)
Placed out of service: 19 February 1998, and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Maintenance Category B.

Displacement: 9,200 t.(lt) 15,900-18,663 t.(fl).
Length: 581'
Beam: 79'
Draft: 27' (max.)
Speed: 20 knots; Complement (MSC) 49 Navy, 125 civilian merchant seamen
Aircraft: two UH-46 Sea Knight helicopters
Armament: 2x twin 3/50 dual purpose gun mounts
Propulsion: three 580 psi Babcock and Wilcox boilers
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Wernher Krutein

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