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Raven-class minesweeper
USS Osprey (AM-56) off the Norfolk Navy Yard, 19 April 1941
Class overview
Name: Raven class minesweeper
Builders: Norfolk Navy Yard
Operators: Flag of the United States.svg United States Navy
Preceded by: Lapwing-class minesweeper
Succeeded by: Auk-class minesweeper
In commission: 11 November 1940 - 31 May 1946
Completed: 2
Lost: 1
Retired: 1
Preserved: 0
General characteristics
Type: Minesweeper
Displacement: 810 tons
1,040 tons full load
Length: 220 ft 6 in (67.21 m)
Beam: 32 ft 2 in (9.80 m)
Draft: 9 ft 4 in (2.84 m)
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h)
Complement: 105 officers and men
Armament: Raven:
1 × 3"/50 caliber gun
1 × 40 mm AA guns
Osprey:
2 × 3"/50 caliber guns

The Raven class of U.S. Navy minesweepers was the basis upon which the Auk class of U.S. Navy minesweepers was based.

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