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USS Falcon (MHC-59)
USS Falcon on the Potomac River, 2000
USS Falcon on the Potomac River, 2000
Career (USA)
Name: USS Falcon (MHC-59)
Awarded: 22 April 1992
Builder: Intermarine USA
Laid down: 1 July 1993
Launched: 3 June 1995
Acquired: 14 October 1996
Commissioned: 8 February 1997
Decommissioned: 30 June 2006
Struck: 30 June 2006
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale 23 May 2010
Career (Taiwan)
Name: ROCS Yung An (MHC 1311)
Commissioned: 10 August 2012
Fate: Ship will be in active service soon
Status: Delivered 2 August 2012
General characteristics
Class & type: Osprey-class coastal minehunter
Displacement: 821 tons (light) 908 tons (full)
Length: 188′ (57.3 m)
Beam: 38′ (11.6 m)
Draft: 11′ (3.4 m)
Propulsion: Diesel Engines
Complement: Officers: 5 Enlisted: 46

USS Falcon (MHC-59) is the ninth ship of Osprey-class coastal minehunters. She is named after the falcon.

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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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