NASSCO Begins Construction of T-AKE Lewis and Clark

November 2003
Sea Power;Nov2003, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p39
Reports on National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.'s (NASSCO) fabrication of the Lewis and Clark, the first of four dry cargo/ammunition ships (T-AKE) ordered by Military Sealift Command. Budget for the building of ships; Use of T-AKE; Features of T-AKE.


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