USNS Bob HopeUSNS Bob Hope ( T-AKR 300) Lead ship of the Bob Hope class of Army prepositioning ships.
Builder: Avondale Industries.
Power Plant: 4 Colt Pielstick 10 PC4.2 V diesels; 65,160 hp(m) (47.89 MW)
Keel laid /1995
Length: 951.4 feet (290 meters)
Beam: 106 feet (32.3 meters)
Displacement: 62,069 tons (63,055.9 metric tons) full load
Maximum Navigation Draft: 34ft
Cargo capacity: 380,000 sq. ft.
Speed: 24 knots (27.6 mph)
Crew: 26 to 45 civilian crew; up to 50 active duty
A non-combatant Roll-on/strong> and other ships of the class are used to preposition tanks, trucks and other wheeled vehicles and supplies needed to support an Army heavy brigade.