Santa Barbara latest ammo ship to join MSC Military Sealift Command Newsrelease 20 Oct 1998 -- The ammunition ship USS Santa Barbara which was decommissioned at a ceremony on Sept. 25 in Charleston, S.C., and acquired by MSC on Oct. 1. Santa Barbara is the sixth in the Kilauea class of fleet ammunition ships to be acquired by MSC.
Military Sealift Command awards
$26M contract to Southwest Marine Military Sealift Command Newsrelease 03 Sep 1997 -- The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command awarded a $26 million, cost-plus-award-fee contract to Southwest Marine Incorporated in San Diego, Calif., for the repair, overhaul, dry-docking and upgrade of the U.S. Navy ammunition ship USNS Kiska (T-AE 35). The contract dollar value could reach $30.6 million if the award fee is granted and the optional work included in the contract is performed.
MSC awards $27.8 million contract
to renovate ammo ship Military Sealift Command Newsrelease 14 Apr 1997 --
The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command awarded a Cost Plus Award Fee contract in the amount of $27.8 million to Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation of Norfolk, Va., for the repair, overhaul and upgrade of the MSC ammunition ship USNS Mount Baker (T-AE 34).