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USS Shrike (MHC-62)
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USS Shrike arriving at NS Ingleside, Texas, 2002
Career (USA)
Name: USS Shrike
Namesake: Shrike
Ordered: 31 March 1993
Builder: Intermarine USA
Laid down: 12 September 1995
Launched: 24 May 1997
Acquired: 11 January 1999
Commissioned: 31 May 1999
Decommissioned: 1 December 2007
Struck: 1 December 2007
Status: Beaumont Reserve Fleet awaiting disposal
General characteristics
Class & type: Osprey class coastal mine hunter
Displacement: 918 Tons
Length: 188′ (57.3 m)
Beam: 38′ (11.6 m)
Draft: 11′ (3.4 m)
Propulsion: 2 × Isotta Fraschini ID36 SS8V-AM diesel engines
Speed: 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Complement: 6 Officers, 46 Enlisted
Armament: 2 × 50 caliber machine guns

USS Shrike (MHC-62) is the twelfth and last ship of Osprey-class coastal mine hunters.

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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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