|USS Cormorant (MHC-57)|
|Awarded:||29 March 1991|
|Laid down:||4 October 1993|
|Launched:||21 October 1995|
|Acquired:||3 January 1997|
|Commissioned:||12 April 1997|
|Decommissioned:||1 December 2007|
|Status:||Inactive, awaiting disposal|
|Class & type:||Osprey-class coastal minehunter|
|Displacement:||870 tons (light) 957 tons (full)|
|Length:||188 ft (57 m)|
|Beam:||38 ft (12 m)|
|Draft:||11 ft (3.4 m)|
|Propulsion:||Two diesels (800 hp each)|
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Complement:||Officers: 5 Enlisted: 46|
|Armament:||Mine neutralization system & two .50 caliber machine guns|
USS Cormorant (MHC-57) is the seventh ship of Osprey class coastal mine hunters. Current Status
The US Senate has approved the sale of the ship to India along with MCH-56 Kingfisher in September 2010.
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