|USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR-313)|
|Awarded:||1 January 1996|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||29 June 1998|
|Launched:||7 August 1999|
|In service:||18 January 2000|
|Class & type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
|Displacement:||62,644 Long Tons|
|Propulsion:||2 Gas Turbines|
|Range:||12,000 Nautical Miles|
USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR 313) is one of Military Sealift Command's nineteen Large, Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off (LMSR) Ships and is one of the 24 ships in the Prepositioning Program. She is a Watson-class vehicle cargo ship named for Corporal Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient, after whom Camp Red Cloud in Korea is also named.
Laid down on 29 June 1998 and launched on 7 August 1999, Red Cloud was put into service on 18 January 2000.
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