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Posted: May 9, 2018

Photos: Ocean Ships takes first-in-class USNS Montford Point through first five-year dry-docking

The first-in-class USNS Montford Point (ESD-1) is undergoing its first five-year dry-docking at Keppel Shipyard in Singapore. American Maritime Officers members working aboard the USNS Montford Point during the dry-docking include Chief Mate Catherine Parsons, Captain Mike Sands, Chief Engineer Bill Maus, First Assistant Engineer Rob Mussler, Third A.E. Kyle Petrick, Second A.E. Brian Pahlke, Electronics Officer Alexandra Perl, Second Mate Tom Kotarski and Third Mate Kevin Reilly. The USNS Montford Point is operated for Military Sealift Command by Ocean Ships, Inc. and is manned in all licensed positions by AMO. Photos courtesy of Chief Engineer Joe Gelhaus

On the deck of the USNS Montford Point during the dry-docking are Chief Engineer Joe Gelhaus (Ocean Ships, Inc. assistant port engineer) and OSI Port Engineer Bill Dennis. The USNS Montford Point serves in Military Sealift Command's Prepositioning Program (PM3).