USNS Robert E. Peary 3rd Recent Win for Alabama ShipyardJun 24, 2022
USNS Robert E. Peary 3rd Recent Win for Alabama Shipyard
Alabama Shipyard, LLC announces a $5,039,326 award for the USNS Robert E. Peary for Pierside work. The USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE-5) is a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship in the United States Navy. This will be a 1 1/2-month project that begins August 8, 2022.
The Peary is named for Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary who is best known for his claim of being first to reach the North Pole in 1909. The Peary was built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) of San Diego, California, on 27 January 2004.
Since 2017, she has been berthed in HM Naval Base Portsmouth to test the newly built facilities for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers.