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My brothers ship is on the list to be used as a reef.


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Posted by JohnC on January 20, 2010 at 22:35:01:

In Reply to: AB634 Passes Assembly, Aritificial Reefs Closer to Reality in California posted by California Ship to Reefs on January 20, 2010 at 11:46:35:

He served on the USS Kawishiwi in the 1970's. I called him today and told him about His ship and the plans for her. He thought she had been sold for scrap years ago. This is exciting! I hope she is reefed somewhere in Socal. She's BIG!

Kawishiwi was created to refuel a whole task force without other oiler support, all by herself.

She had a length of 655 feet and a beam of 86 feet. Maximum draft 35 feet. Her cargo capacity is 186,700 barrels diesel fuel. KAWISHIWI's full load displacement is 38,250 tons.



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