|USS Hurricane (PC-3)|
USS Hurricane (PC-3)
|Ordered:||3 August 1990|
|Builder:||Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana|
|Laid down:||20 November 1991|
|Launched:||6 June 1992|
|Acquired:||21 July 1993|
|Commissioned:||15 October 1993|
|Homeport:||Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Virginia|
|Nickname:||The Hurt and Pain|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2021[update]|
|Class & type:||Cyclone-class patrol ship|
|Length:||174 ft (53 m)|
|Beam:||25 ft (7.6 m)|
|Draught:||7.5 ft (2.3 m)|
|Speed:||35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph)|
|Complement:||4 officers, 24 men, 8 Special Forces|
(USN) 2 Mk38 chain guns|
2 Mk19 grenade launchers
6 .50 (12.7 mm) machine guns
6 Stinger missiles
USS Hurricane (PC-3) is the third Cyclone class Patrol (coastal) ship. Her keel was laid at Bollinger Shipyards on 20 November 1991, and she was launched on 6 June 1992 and commissioned on 15 October 1993.
In 2012, USS Hurricane made port visits to various cities in the Great Lakes region to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
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