Table 12-1. - Different types of ships
|SHIP TYPE||Navy Enlisted Classification|
|Carrier Vessel Nuclear (CVN)||1||9||1||1||1||13|
|Carrier Vessel (CV)||1||9||1||1||1||13|
|Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH)||1||2||3|
|Landing Platform Dock (LPD)||1||2||3|
|Landing Ship Dock (LSD)||1||2||3|
|Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD)||1||2||1||4|
|Landing Helicopter Assault (LHA)||1||2||3|
|Ammo, Oil Auxiliary (AOE)||1||2||3|
|Submarine Tender (AS)||1||5||1||1||8|
|Hospital Ship (USNS)||1||1|
|Amphibious Command Ship (LCC)||1||2||3|
|Miscellaneous Command Ship (AGF)||1||2||3|
|Mine Countermeasure Sweeper (MCS)||1||2||3|
DT-8703). The other Dental Technicians, when assigned to a United States Naval Ship (USNS), represent mobilization manning. Mobilization personnel are assigned from shore-based Naval Dental Clinics and report to the (USNS) on temporary additional duty (TAD).
The permanent assignment of a dental hygienist DT-8708 to the fleet will occur when manning levels are established for designated ships having billets authorized.
You have just received your transfer orders to a ship and are now on board your new home. Your sponsor will take you down to the dental department.
The first thing you will notice is the cleanliness and well-preserved (painted) dental spaces. Both dental and medical departments always have the most immaculate spaces on board ships.Continue Reading