"SEA SHED": REMOVABLE 'TWEEN DECK CONVERSION SYSTEM FOR CONTAINERSHIPS. VOLUME 5. THE USE OF CONTAINERSHIPS TO TRANSPORT A U.S. ARMY MECHANIZED DIVISION

This report analyzes the loading for ocean transport of a 1930 U.S. Army Mechanized Division and a 1986 U.S. Army Mechanized Division with 30-days of supplies aboard containerships of the U.S. flag fleet using standard 20' and 40' containers in combination with large open top containers known as SEA SHEDs. The report quantifies the potential for increased utilization of containerships to carry large military vehicles and outside breakbulk cargo. The SEA SHED enables containerships to be quickly converted from commercial to military cargo rapid deployment applications.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Information Spectrum, Incorporated

    1745 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Arlington, VA  USA  22202

    Maritime Administration

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  • Authors:
    • Fries, PAJ
    • Whitener, C C
    • Byram, JCJ
    • Ives, R N
  • Publication Date: 1980-6-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: 42 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00327112
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-930-80080
  • Contract Numbers: MA79-SAC-00073
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 18 1981 12:00AM