A Revolutionary Cargo Vessel
C-3 Cargo Ship U.S.N.S. Comet
Had Stern Loading Ramp Allowing Vehicles to Load Under Their Own Power
The first of her kind, U.S.N.S. Comet was designed for roll-on/-off loading of wheeled cargo such as military vehicles. Her keel was laid May 15, 1956. The ship was launched July 31, 1957, and delivered January 24, 1958.
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