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USS Cormorant (MHC-57)
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USS Cormorant
Career (USA)
Name: USS Cormorant
Namesake: Cormorant
Awarded: 29 March 1991
Builder: Avondale Shipyards
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
Badge: USS Cormorant MHC-57 Crest.png
General characteristics
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.

References[edit | edit source]

  • 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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