Contract announced for MV Sea Fox time charter Military Sealift Command Newsrelease 02 Dec 1998 -- The Military Sealift Command awarded a $41.2 million time charter contract to Sealift Inc. of Oyster Bay, N.Y., for a 59-month charter of the container vessel, MV Sea Fox. Sea Fox will function as part of MSC's Afloat Prepositioned Ship program.
Ammunition ship to bear name of Air Force hero (AFNS) Nov 13, 1997 -- The container ship Sea Pride will be renamed after Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Steven L. Bennett. As an ammunition preposition fleet ship, the Steven Logan Bennett will maintain munitions in the Mediterranean Sea where the Air Force can draw on them during a conflict.
MSC awards contract to preposition ammo Military Sealift Command Newsrelease 21 May 1997 -- MSC awarded a time-charter contract in the amount of $47 million to Ultra Maritime, Inc. (a subsidiary of Sealift, Inc.), of Oyster Bay, N.Y., for the 59-month charter of MV Sea Pride.