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Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD) / Expeditionary Mobile Base (ESB)
Fact Sheet

Builder: General Dynamics NASSCO (Detail Design & Construction)

Hull Structure: Commercial, ABS Steel Vessel Rules

Speed: 15 knots

Displacement:
  • ESD 78,000 tons (fully loaded)
  • ESB 90,000 tons (fully loaded)

Dimensions:
  • Length, Overall: 785 feet (239.3 meters)
  • Beam: 164 feet (50.0 meters)
Propulsion: Commercial Diesel-Electric Propulsion

Cargo Capabilities:
  • JP-5 Stowage: 380,000 gallons ESD / 350,000 gallons ESB 
  • Potable Water Stowage: 100,000 gallons
Crew: 34 Military Sealift Command personnel
Military Crew: ESB 250 military (mission dependent)

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