|USNS Soderman (T-AKR-317)|
|Ordered:||25 February 2000|
|Builder:||National Steel and Shipbuilding Company|
|Laid down:||31 October 2000|
|Launched:||26 April 2002|
|In service:||24 September 2002|
|Class & type:||Watson-class vehicle cargo ship|
USNS Soderman (T-AKR-317) is one of Military Sealift Command's nineteen Large, Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ships and is part of the 33 ships in the Prepositioning Program. She is a Watson-class vehicle cargo ship named for Private First Class William A. Soderman, a Medal of Honor recipient.
Laid down on 31 October 2000 and launched on 26 April 2002, Soderman was put into service in the Pacific Ocean on 24 September 2002.
- This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.