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USS Chinook (PC-9)
USS Chinook (PC-9)
USS Chinook (PC-9)
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Ordered: 19 July 1991
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Laid down: 16 June 1993
Launched: 26 February 1994
Acquired: 7 October 1994
Commissioned: 28 January 1995
Homeport: Atlantic fleet
Status: Active
Badge: USS Chinook PC-9 Crest
General characteristics
Class & type: Cyclone-class patrol ship
Displacement: 331 tons
Length: 174 ft (53 m)
Beam: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Draft: 7.5 ft (2.3 m)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph)
Complement: 4 officers, 24 men, 8 Special Forces
Armament: (USN) 2 Mk38 chain guns
2 Mk19 grenade launchers
2 .50 (12.7 mm) machine guns
6 Stinger missiles

The second USS Chinook (PC-9) is the ninth Cyclone class patrol (coastal) ship of the United States Navy. Awarded 19 July 1991 to Bollinger Shipyards, her keel was laid 16 June 1993 and she was launched 26 February 1994. She was delivered 7 October 1994 and commissioned 28 January 1995.


  • 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.

External linksEdit

030321-N-0000G-006 - Sailor scans the horizon for contacts and potential aggressors from aboard the Cyclone-class patrol boat, USS Chinook (PC-9)

One of two Mk 38 25 mm machine guns carried aboard Chinook

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