Pathfinder Class Hydrographic
Laid down, 28 July 1999, at
Halter Marine Inc., Moss Point, MS. Launched, 19 October 2000,
Delivered to the Navy, 17 December 2001. Placed in service with the
Military Sealift Command(MSC) as USNS
Mary Sears (T-AGS-65).
is one of seven
survey ships of MSC's Special Mission Ships Program.