Foss Tows USNS Shasta from San Diego to Norfolk

Wednesday, September 01, 1999
Foss 3,000 hp tug Sidney Foss was dispatched from Seattle to tow USNS Shasta from San Diego to Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. (Norshipco), located in Norfolk, Va. USNS Shasta measures 564 x 81 ft. Shasta is a U.S. Navy Ammunition Ship, and is being transferred to Military Sealift Command (MSC) for utilization. Norshipco will perform substantial modifications to the ship's house structure at its Norfolk yard, and will convert Navy berthing and office compartments to configurations meeting MSC requirements.

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