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USS Cardinal (MHC-60)
USS Cardinal in the Persian Gulf, 2003
USS Cardinal in the Persian Gulf, 2003
Name: USS Cardinal
Awarded: 22 April 1992
Builder: Intermarine
Laid down: 13 April 1994
Launched: 9 March 1996
Commissioned: 18 October 1997
Decommissioned: 30 December 2006
Struck: 7 January 2007
Fate: Sold to Egypt
Badge: USS Cardinal MHC-60 Crest.png
General characteristics
Class & type: Osprey-class coastal minehunter
Displacement: 828 tons
Length: 188′ (57.3 m)
Beam: 38′ (11.6 m)
Draft: 11′ (3.4 m)
Complement: 5 officers and 46 enlisted

USS Cardinal (MHC-60) was the tenth Osprey-class coastal mine hunter in the United States Navy. She was commissioned on 18 October 1997, decommissioned on 7 January 2007 and sold to Egypt.

Cardinal and Raven loaded aboard MV Blue Marlin for transport to the Persian Gulf, July 2000

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  • This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.

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