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  • 1. Shallow-draft sealift: HMASJervis Bay 86m classcatamaranwww.incat.com.au/incat/pdf/86m.pdfwww.c7f.navy.mil/news/2000/09/16.htmlCosts $66 million each to be purchasedCan carry 569 troops or 15 light armored vehicles1,500 miles @ 45 mph INTO sea mines, submarines, naval blockades,missiles, must offload onto a pier = 1.5 days (33 hours)Uses 125,000 gallons of fuel PER HOUR, only has 33 hour endurance; Fuelcapacity: 4,125,000 gallons Being refueledMust refuel 6 x times (think USS Cole) to get from San Francisco to Sydney, to getAustralia, taking 6 days IF enemy does not interdict. back toEnergy cost: 24,750,000 gallons of fuel Australia from EastDiesel fuel is $1.60 a gallon retail.... Timor...http://www.cunninghamreport.com/TCRmember/archives/TCR/2000-TCR/2000-01-31-TCR-V5N5.htmAssuming the best bulk rate of $1 a gallon, is $24,000,000 for a one-way tripfrom SFO to Australia