Figure 2 - National Defense Reserve Fleet: 1960-2001

Figure 2 - National Defense Reserve Fleet: 1960-2001

(Number of vessels)

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Year Number
1960 2000
1961 1923
1962 1862
1963 1819
1964 1739
1965 1594
1966 1327
1967 1152
1968 1062
1969 1017
1970 1027
1971 860
1972 673
1973 541
1974 487
1975 419
1976 348
1977 333
1978 306
1979 317
1980 303
1981 317
1982 303
1983 304
1984 386
1985 300
1986 299
1987 326
1988 320
1989 312
1990 329
1991 316
1992 306
1993 302
1994 286
1995 296
1996 303
1997 307
1998 307
1999 312
2000 325
2001 316

NOTE: The NDRF accepted over 80 ships from the Navy in 1984 that were subsequently sold for scrap.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, personal communication, Jan. 18, 2002.